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Mitsuo Yamaguchi

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
T20, F20

Further personal information

Residence
Fuji, JPN
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at age 16.
Why this sport?
He got involved in athletics because he got good results during a physical education test at school.
Club / Team
Purpose: Japan
Name of coach
Koki Shimoinaba [national], JPN

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Japan
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Prague, CZE

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Jumping 6.72m and winning bronze at the 2016 Asia Oceania Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 14 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Japanese Para athlete Atsushi Yamamoto. (Athlete, 14 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2016 he received the Fuji City Education, Culture and Sports Encouragement Award in Japan. (purpose.co.jp/, 05 Nov 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T20 Final 1 2015-10-24 9
Men's Long Jump T20 WR Attempt 2015-10-24 9
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T20 Final Round 2016-09-11 10
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T20 Final 1 2017-07-16 8