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Takuya Mori

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F55

Further personal information

Residence
Yonago, JPN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing in the sport in 2015.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport seriously by an official from the Para sports association in his prefecture.
Club / Team
Tottori Para Athletics Association: Japan

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (asahi.com, 23 May 2016)
Impairment
Having felt numbness in his legs since he was young, he was diagnosed with congenital stenosis of the spinal canal at age 22. He began using a wheelchair at age 34. (asahi.com, 23 May 2016)
Other information
EARTHQUAKE
In 1995 his house was destroyed by the earthquake in Kobe, Japan. His family then relocated to Yonago, Japan. (asahi.com, 23 May 2016)

OCCUPATION
He is in charge of general affairs, including product management, at a hospital in Japan. (asahi.com, 23 May 2016)