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Mikio Annaka

Para Ice Hockey
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Two children
Residence
Tokyo, JPN
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Japanese

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
Training Regime
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
Forward

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Japan

General interest

Nicknames
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)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (houdoukyoku.jp, 08 Mar 2017)
Impairment
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)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
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
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Gold Medal Match 101
Mixed Semifinal 201
Mixed Group A 5
Mixed Group A 4
Mixed Group A 2
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