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Rikuto Goto

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S6, SB6, SM6

Further personal information

Occupation
Student
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Economics - Nihon Fukushi University: Japan

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in seventh grade at middle school.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport for rehabilitation. "I feel comfortable as I become free while swimming."
Club / Team
Nihon Fukushi University: Japan
Name of coach
Tashiro Nishimine [club], JPN; Fumiyo Minemura [national], JPN

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2016 he was given an Excellence Award by the Gifu Prefecture Para Sports Association in Japan. (gifu.swim.or.jp, 31 Mar 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (n-fukushi.ac.jp, 02 Apr 2016)
Impairment
The impairment in the left side of his body was a result of encephalitis [acute inflammation of brain] at age three. (n-fukushi.ac.jp, 02 Apr 2016)