Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2011.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to try the sport by Japanese Para athlete Yukifumi Yamamoto.
Club / Team
Kumamoto Prefecture Wheelchair Athletics Federation: Japan
He began using a wheelchair in 2009 following a swimming accident. (47news.jp, 27 Aug 2011; nan-nan.jp, 11 Feb 2011)