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Mamoru Yoshikawa

Para Ice Hockey
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 1995.
Why this sport?
He tried a number of Para sports and decided ice hockey was the most interesting.
Club / Team
Nagano Thunderbirds: Okaya, JPN
Name of coach
Kenji Nobuta [national], JPN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

General interest

Nicknames
Yoshi (parasapo.tokyo, 20 Oct 2020)
Awards and honours
In 2010 he was presented with the Municipal Achievement Award in Iida, Japan. (city.iida.lg.jp, 01 Jun 2010)
Impairment
He has impairments to the fingers on his left hand and the joint of his left leg as the result of a motorcycle accident he was involved in at age 18. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018; Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010; minamishinshu.co.jp, 02 Mar 2006)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Nagano 1998 Paralympic Winter Games (Nagano, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Group B 3
Men's Tournament Group B 5
Men's Tournament Group B 6
Men's Tournament Classification 5-7 1
Men's Tournament Classification 5-7 3
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Group B 4
Men's Tournament Group B 6
Men's Tournament Classification 5-8 202
Men's Tournament Classification 5-6 101
Men's Tournament Group B 2
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group A 2
Mixed Group A 4
Mixed Group A 5
Mixed Semifinal 201
Mixed Gold Medal Match 101
Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Classification 5-6 1
Men's Tournament Preliminary 5
Men's Tournament Preliminary 9
Men's Tournament Preliminary 12
Men's Tournament Preliminary 14
Men's Tournament Preliminary 15
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-10 1
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-11 2
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-13 6
Mixed Tournament Group B - Standings 2018-03-13 4
Mixed Tournament Classification 5-8 2018-03-14 2
Mixed Tournament Classification 7-8 2018-03-16 1