Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Athlete, Office Worker
Information Management - Josai International University: Japan
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried athletics at age five, and got involved in Para athletics in grade five of primary school.
Why this sport?
His parents encouraged him to try Para sport, and he was introduced to athletics by wheelchair marathon racer Nobukazu Hanaoka.
Club / Team
Toyota Motor Corporation: Japan
Camping, watching foreign TV shows and movies. (mensnonno.jp, 01 Feb 2021; towel-to.jp, 03 Apr 2020)
Most influential person in career
Swiss wheelchair racer Marcel Hug. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
British wheelchair racer David Weir. (Athlete, 14 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Create your own future." (parasapo.tokyo, 01 Aug 2019; chiba.jp, 17 Jan 2019)
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and to compete at the Paralympic Games in 2024 and 2028. (sports.nhk.or.jp, 10 Apr 2019; mensnonno.jp, 01 Feb 2021)
He was involved in a traffic accident at age eight months, which resulted in paraplegia. (jiji.com, 25 Jun 2015)
|Men's 1500 m T54||Heat 1||2015-10-23||19|
|Men's 800 m T54||Heat 3||2015-10-28||11|
|Men's 800 m T54||Semifinal 2||2015-10-29||14|
|Men's 1500 m T54||Final 1||2017-07-16||7|
|Men's 1500 m T54||Heat 2||2017-07-16||6|
|Men's 800 m T54||Heat 2||2017-07-17||5|
|Men's 4x400 m T53/54||Final 1||2017-07-19||1|
|Men's 800 m T54||Final 1||2017-07-21||5|