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Kohei Takahashi

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
LW9-2

Further personal information

Residence
Japan
Occupation
Student

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in his third year of primary school in Iwate Prefecture in Japan.
Why this sport?
His parents suggested the sport to him and he wanted to overcome his impairment.
Club / Team
Morioka Agricultural High School: Japan
Name of coach
Takayuki Matsura, JPN, from 2016

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (suntory.co.jp, 10 Apr 2015)
Impairment
The right side of his body has a functional impairment due to cerebral palsy. (suntory.co.jp, 10 Apr 2015; Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final 2018-03-14 21
Men's Slalom Standing Final 2018-03-17 17
Kranjska Gora/Sella Nevea 2019 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships (Kranjska Gora/Sella Nevea, Slovenia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2019-01-21 17
Men's Slalom Standing Race 1 2019-01-23 9999
Men's Super-G Standing Race 1 (from SC) 2019-01-31 17
Men's Super-Combined Standing Race 1 2019-01-31 9999