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Keita Tezuka

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T63, F63

Further personal information

Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 49.
Why this sport?
He became involved in running after he began using a prosthetic sport leg.
Club / Team
Start Line : Tokyo, JPN
Training Regime
He trains for six days a week and incorporates weight sessions into his schedule.

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Japan

General interest

Hobbies
Mountain climbing, cooking. (Instagram profile, 25 Aug 2019)
Impairment
His left leg was amputated below the knee after he was involved in a motorbike accident at age 23. (tokyo-np.co.jp, 11 Jan 2017; p-supply.co.jp, 01 Apr 2013)