Para Ice Hockey
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 May 1998.
Why this sport?
His friend saw the sport at the 1998 Paralympic Winter Games in Nagano and suggested that he try it.
Club / Team
Tokyo Ice Burns: Japan
Name of coach
Kojin Nakakita [national], JPN
He usually trains in the evening after finishing work. He participates in national team training camp for 10 hours a day every other weekend.
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Anchu (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fifth at the 2006 Paralympic Winter Games in Turin. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Japanese Para ice hockey player Mamoru Yoshikawa. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Japanese Para ice hockey player Toshiyuki Nakamura. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2010 he was presented with the Tokyo Citizen Sports Grand Prize in Japan. (sports-tokyo.info, 13 Apr 2010)
To win a medal at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (houdoukyoku.jp, 08 Mar 2017)
When he was a high school student his right leg was amputated above the knee due to bone cancer. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018; tokoupren.org, 12 Jul 2014; Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
|Men's Tournament||Group B||2|
|Men's Tournament||Classification 5-6||101|
|Men's Tournament||Classification 5-8||202|
|Men's Tournament||Group B||6|
|Men's Tournament||Group B||4|
|Mixed||Gold Medal Match||101|
|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|