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Kiyoto Toyama

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Higher education
Physiotherapy - Tsukuba University of Technology: Japan

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2012.
Why this sport?
He played baseball at middle school, so he chose to compete in field events where he could use his throwing skills.
Club / Team
AC KITA: Japan
Name of coach
Seiji Thuchida [club], JPN

General interest

Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (nhk.or.jp, 25 Sep 2015)
Impairment
As a high school student he was diagnosed with Leber's optic atrophy. The condition resulted in the loss of the central vision in both eyes. (nhk.or.jp, 25 Sep 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F13 Final 1 2015-10-26 10