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Takumi Yamamoto

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T34, F33

Further personal information

Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para athletics in grade two of primary school, and took it up competitively at age 14.
Why this sport?
His mother encouraged him to become more active, so he joined a sports class.
Club / Team
Kanto Para Athletics Association : Japan

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2014 he received the Isogo-ku Honorary Award in Yokohama, Japan. (city.yokohama.lg.jp, 26 Dec 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (townnews.co.jp, 07 Dec 2017)
Impairment
He was born with an impairment to his lower limbs. (townnews.co.jp, 07 Dec 2017)