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Kazuya Okada

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Residence
Suzuka, JPN
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport competitively in 2016.
Why this sport?
He used to play Para golf but in 2015 he tried out shooting Para sport through a project that was looking for new athletes ahead of the 2020 Paralympic Games.
Club / Team
Mie Prefecture Shooting Para Sport Association: Japan
Handedness
Right

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Japan

General interest

Other sports
He has competed in Para golf at international level, and in Para athletics [shot put] at national level in Japan. (tsunahiro.com, 15 May 2017; kaiseihp.com, 06 Mar 2017)
Impairment
His left arm was amputated above the elbow following an accident at his workplace in 2006. (tsunahiro.com, 15 May 2017)