Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1997 in Iwata, Japan.
Why this sport?
One of his friends encouraged him to try the sport.
Club / Team
Super Oyaji Ma-kun (Athlete, 30 Dec 2012)
Most influential person in career
Japanese Para marathon runner Kiyoshi Hoshina. (Athlete, 30 Dec 2012)
Awards and honours
In 2010 he received a distinguished service award in sport in Iwata, Japan. (Athlete, 30 Dec 2012)
He lost his vision after he was involved in a car accident at age 20. Fragments of the windscreen damaged his eyes after the glass shattered in the incident. (toyoda-j.city-iwata.ed.jp, 30 Jun 2017)