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Koki Sakakura

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Tsu, JPN
Occupation
Factory Worker
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in grade one of primary school.
Why this sport?
He was influenced by his older sister.
Club / Team
Tsu Top Swimming School: Japan
Name of coach
Masaya Fujiyama [club], JPN; Fumiyo Minemura [national], JPN

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2016)
Injuries
He has fractured his right hand during his career. The injury required about three months of recovery. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he was given a Special Award by the Mie Social Welfare Corporation in Japan. (mie-reha.jp, 2017)

In 2016 he received the Mie Prefecture Sports Special Award for Encouragement in Japan. (pref.mie.lg.jp, 02 Oct 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (mainichi.jp, 13 Jan 2018)
Impairment
He has an intellectual impairment. (mainichi.jp, 13 Jan 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 2 2016-09-11 4