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Kyosuke Oyama

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S7, SB7, SM7

Further personal information

Residence
Tokyo, JPN
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Social Work Studies - Japan College of Social Work: Kiyose, JPN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 16
Why this sport?
He began swimming as part of his rehabilitation. He decided he wanted to compete at the Paralympic Games after watching Japanese Para swimmer Daisuke Ejima compete at the 2004 Games in Athens on television.
Club / Team
Nippon Steel and Sumikin Pipeline and Engineering Corporation: Japan
Name of coach
Fumiyo Minemura [national], JPN; Dai Yahiro [personal], JPN, from 2006

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Japan
Location
Kuala Lumpur, MAS

General interest

Hobbies
Driving. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
His mother, and coach Yahiro Dai. (melos.media, 03 Sep 2018; Athlete, 06 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
His mother. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Continuance is power." (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2012 he was presented with the Tokyo Citizen Sport Grand Prize in Japan. (metro.tokyo.jp, 05 Oct 2012)

He received an award from both the Tokyo and Higashikurume city governments recognising his performance at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 07 Aug 2013; sports-tokyo.info, 16 Oct 2008)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (melos.media, 03 Sep 2018)
Impairment
He had a stroke while he was in grade eight of middle school, which resulted in paralysis to the right side of his body. (1242.com, 28 May 2016; Athlete, 12 Jul 2015; mainichi.jp, 05 Sep 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 7
Men's 400 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 4
Men's 400 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 7
Men's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 1 1
Men's 50 m Butterfly S6 Final Round 2
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 8
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 3
Men's 50 m Butterfly S6 Final Round 5
Men's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 2 5
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final Round 6
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Heat 1 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 7
Men's 400 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 4
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 2 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 2012-09-01 5
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 2 2012-09-03 8
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 3 2012-09-04 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 2012-09-04 5
Men's 50 m Butterfly S6 Final Round 2012-09-07 3
Men's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 2 2012-09-07 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 2012-09-08 8
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S6 Final 1 2013-08-12 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Final 1 2013-08-14 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 2013-08-14 7
Men's 50 m Butterfly S6 Final 1 2013-08-17 4
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 2015-07-13 10
Men's 50 m Butterfly S6 Final 1 2015-07-15 5
Men's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 2 2015-07-15 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 2015-07-16 12
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Butterfly S6 Final Round 2016-09-09 5
Men's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 2 2016-09-09 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 3 2016-09-10 6