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19811-Kentaro Kazama photo

Kentaro Kazama

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S7, SB7, SM7

Further personal information

Residence
Kawasaki, JPN
Occupation
Student
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Sports Administration - Toin University of Yokohama: Japan

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age three.
Why this sport?
His mother got him involved in swimming.
Club / Team
Toin University of Yokohama: Japan
Name of coach
Fumiyo Minemura [national], JPN

General interest

Hero / Idol
Japanese Para swimmer Takuro Yamada. (tokyo-np.co.jp, 05 Jan 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (tokyo-np.co.jp, 05 Jan 2017; megalos.co.jp, 06 Nov 2015)
Impairment
He has had his right hand amputated. He also has an impairment to the right side of his body after falling off a bunk bed at his friend's house at age three. (tokyo-np.co.jp, 05 Jan 2017)