Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Athlete, Office Worker
Sports Science - Juntendo University: Tokyo, JPN
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in grade 11 of high school.
Why this sport?
He got involved in wheelchair tennis in grade six of primary school. When he became a high school student, he participated in a talent identification camp and found a booth for Para powerlifting. He decided to focus on Para powerlifting in his second year of university. "I tried out the sport, and [Japanese Para powerlifters] Hajime Ujiro and Hiroshi Miura and [coach] Susumu Yoshida told me, 'You are doing well', so it made me take up the sport."
Club / Team
Saiden Chemical Industry : Japan
Most influential person in career
His family. (chiba-jonetsu-athlete.com, 20 Mar 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Where there's a will, there's a way." (jppf.jp, 28 Feb 2020)
He has competed in wheelchair tennis at international level. (Team Beyond-Tokyo YouTube channel, 25 Jan 2021; readyfor.jp, 14 Feb 2018)
He was born with spina bifida. (chiba-jonetsu-athlete.com, 20 Mar 2018)
|Men's Up to 59.00kg||Final||2019-07-14||16|
|Men's Up to 65.00kg||Final||2021-12-01||15|
|Mixed Team Event||Final||2021-12-06||9|