Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in his fifth year of primary school in Okinawa, Japan.
Why this sport?
Coach Takayuki Shimoji encouraged him to take up the sport.
Club / Team
C's Athlete: Japan
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (news.livedoor.com, 01 Nov 2013)
He was born with spina bifida. (okishikyo.jp, 07 Oct 2013)