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Michiko Takiyama

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Shiga, JPN
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 1993 at the age of six.
Why this sport?
Her parents and sister advised her to go swimming with her sister.
Club / Team
Shiga Shokusan:
Training Regime
She trains 7 days a week, 2 hours a day.
Handedness
Right

International debut

Year
2003
Competing for
Japan
Location
Hong Kong

General interest

Nicknames
Micchan (Athlete, 20 Aug 2010)
Hobbies
Listening to music, writing letters and poems. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Gold and national record at the 2010 Japanese nationals. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2010)
Most influential person in career
Japanese swimmer Ryosuke Irie (Athlete, 20 Aug 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Giving the power of people to smile" (Athlete, 20 Aug 2010)
Other information
TRAINER
She is trained by her father. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2010)

HANDEDNESS
She is right-handed but left-footed. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Freestyle S14 Heat 3 4