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Ryota Yoshida

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Family
One daughter, one son
Occupation
Athlete, Office Worker
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Rikkyo University: Tokyo, JPN

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He participated in a sports programme during his rehabilitation, and found wheelchair racing interesting.
Club / Team
SUS: Japan

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (tsunahiro.com, 18 Aug 2014)
Impairment
He sustained spinal cord injuries after he was involved in a motorbike accident at age 24. (yes-id.jp, 08 Aug 2014)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He worked as a firefighter for one year before his accident. (yes-id.jp, 08 Aug 2014)