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Tetsunori Matsumoto

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T20

Further personal information

Residence
Hirakata, JPN
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in high school in Osaka, Japan.
Why this sport?
He participated in the Para athletics club at school.
Club / Team
AC Tamagawa: Japan
Name of coach
Minoru Yoshida, JPN

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Japan
Tournament
International Tournament
Location
Imperia, ITA

General interest

Most influential person in career
Coach Minoru Yoshida. (city.hirakata.osaka.jp, 29 Sep 2015)
Hero / Idol
Japanese Para athletes Mami Sato and Atsushi Yamamoto. (asahi.com, 18 Oct 2014)
Awards and honours
In 2015 he received the Osaka Sports Excellence Award in Japan. (pref.osaka.lg.jp, 16 Sep 2015)

In 2015 he received the Hirakata Citizen Sports Award in Japan. (city.hirakata.osaka.jp, 29 Sep 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (city.hirakata.osaka.jp, 29 Sep 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T20 Final 1 2013-07-23 5
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T20 Final 1 2015-10-24 8