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Noritaka Ito

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
Japan
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2007 in Asahikawa, Japan.
Why this sport?
He was influenced by ice sledge hockey player Mitsuru Nagase, who he met at a rehabilitation centre.
Name of coach
Kojin Nakakita [national], JPN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Japan
Location
Korea

General interest

Nicknames
Nori (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Hobbies
Cooking. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Awards and honours
He was presented with the Asahikawa Citizen Honorary Award in 2010. (city.asahikawa.hokkaido.jp, 18 Apr 2010)
Impairment
He underwent an amputation of both legs at age 22, after an accident. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010; city.asahikawa.hokkaido.jp, May 2010)

Results

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