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Ryuichi Kawamuro

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began wheelchair marathon racing in 2011.
Why this sport?
Taking part in marathons was his hobby before his 2010 accident. He discovered wheelchair marathon racing during his rehabilitation.

General interest

Awards and honours
He was presented with a Rookie Award at the 2014 Oita International Wheelchair Marathon in Japan. (honda.co.jp, 18 May 2018)
Impairment
His spinal cord injury is the result of an accident in 2010 while working on a construction site. (honda.co.jp, 12 Jan 2018; OBS YouTube channel, 25 Oct 2017)