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Moemi Kinoshita

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Yokohama, JPN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in grade two of primary school, and began competing two years later with the Miyamae Dolphin club.
Why this sport?
Her mother encouraged her to get into swimming to help overcome her fear of water, as she was having trouble bathing her.
Club / Team
Miyamae Dolphin: Japan
Name of coach
Takumi Uegaki [national], JPN; Yumiko Taniguchi [national], JPN

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2016 she received a Yokohama Sports Achievement Award in Japan. (hamaspo.com, Mar 2017)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (sankei.com, 04 Jan 2018)