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Tatsuko Aoki

Alpine Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW10-2

Further personal information

Residence
Nagano, JPN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 20.
Why this sport?
She skis because she enjoys it so much.
Name of coach
Kazushi Shido [national], JPN

General interest

Nicknames
Tacchan (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Hobbies
Hobby crafts. (Athlete, 12 Dec 2012)
Awards and honours
In 2001 and 2009 she was given a Sports Promotion Citation Award by the Nagano City Sports Association in Japan. (nagano-taikyo.jp, 26 Mar 2015)

In 1998 she received the Nagano Citizen Honorary Award. (city.nagano.nagano.jp, 24 Mar 2014)
Impairment
Her left leg was paralysed as a result of an injury she sustained during gymnastics. At the 1988 Paralympic Winter Games in Innsbruck she was involved in another accident, which worsened her condition. (paralympic.org, 14 Dec 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Nagano 1998 Paralympic Winter Games (Nagano, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom LW10-11 Final Round 2
Women's Giant Slalom LW10-11 Final Round 8
Women's Super-G LW10-11 Final Round 9999
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom Sitting Final Round 9999
Women's Giant Slalom Sitting Final Round 4
Women's Super Combined Sitting Final Round 9999
Women's Super-G Sitting Final Round 6
Women's Downhill Sitting Final Round 9999
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom Sitting Final Round 3
Women's Giant Slalom Sitting Final Round 6
Women's Super-G Sitting Final Round 5
Women's Downhill Sitting Final Round 6
Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom LW10-12 Final Round 9999
Women's Giant Slalom LW10-11 Final Round 9999
Women's Super-G LW10-12 Final Round 5
Women's Downhill LW10-12 Final Round 9999
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Kangwonland, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom Sitting Final 2009-02-20 6
Women's Giant Slalom Sitting Final 2009-02-21 3
Women's Super-Combined Sitting Final 2009-02-23 4
Women's Super-G Sitting Final 2009-02-23 4
Women's Super-G Sitting Run 2 2009-02-24 4
Women's Downhill Sitting Final 2009-02-28 3