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Shota Gomi

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
T20

Further personal information

Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in the fourth grade of primary school.
Why this sport?
He initially played football at primary school. However he quit it as he rarely touched the ball. It was then that his father Akira suggested athletics to him.
Club / Team
Minami Arupus Athletics Association: Japan
Name of coach
Akira Gomi [father], JPN

General interest

Most influential person in career
His father Akira Gomi and the rest of his family. (nhk.or.jp, 17 Nov 2015)
Injuries
He sustained an injury in 2017. (Yamanashi Internet Broadcasting Station's YouTube channel, 03 Dec 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Yamanashi Internet Broadcasting Station's YouTube channel, 03 Dec 2018)