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Takashi Matsumoto

Athletics | Powerlifting | Shooting


Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Sagamihara, JPN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2004.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport as part of his rehabilitation. "[In the beginning] I never thought that I would be able to lift such a heavy bar."
Club / Team
Kanaibara : Kawasaki, JPN
Name of coach
Takayoshi Okamoto [national], JPN

International debut

Competing for

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (, 03 Dec 2016)
He damaged his spine at age 20 after falling from a roof while working. (, 03 Dec 2016;, 26 Sep 2014)


Unit Date Rank
IPC Powerlifting World Championships Busan 2006 (Busan, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -48 kg Final Round 9999
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Preliminary 16
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH1 Preliminary 22
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 49.00kg Final 2017-12-04 16