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Taimei Shiba

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Wife Keiko, daughter Riho
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Mechanical Engineering - Kogakuin University: Tokyo, JPN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 1997.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to try the sport by a Para ice hockey player at a sports centre for people with an impairment. He enjoyed how energetic the sport was to play.
Club / Team
Tokyo Ice Burns: Japan
Name of coach
Kenji Nobuta [national], JPN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Scoring at the 2000 World Championships in Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Canadian Para ice hockey player Billy Bridges. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018)
Impairment
Both of his legs were amputated after he fell from the top of a tram. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018; blog.isao-matsuzaki.net, 26 Feb 2012)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He has worked in the design department at Hino Motors in Japan. (hino.co.jp, 09 Mar 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Preliminary 5
Men's Tournament Classification 5-6 1
Men's Tournament Preliminary 15
Men's Tournament Preliminary 14
Men's Tournament Preliminary 12
Men's Tournament Preliminary 9
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Classification 5-6 101
Men's Tournament Classification 5-8 202
Men's Tournament Group B 6
Men's Tournament Group B 4
Men's Tournament Group B 2
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-10 1
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-11 2
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-13 6
Mixed Tournament Group B - Standings 2018-03-13 4
Mixed Tournament Classification 5-8 2018-03-14 2
Mixed Tournament Classification 7-8 2018-03-16 1