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Tomomi Ishiura

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S11, SB11, SM11

Further personal information

Residence
Tokyo, JPN
Occupation
Athlete, Office Worker
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Communications, English - Keisen University: Tokyo, JPN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age two, and began competing at age 10.
Why this sport?
She took up the sport following a suggestion from her doctor after she was diagnosed with asthma.
Club / Team
Marubeni Itochu Steel: Tokyo, JPN
Name of coach
Takumi Uegaki [national], JPN; Tetsuro Tanigawa [personal], JPN, from 2016; Yoshihide Sekino, JPN, from 2017

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Japan

General interest

Nicknames
Isshi (Athlete, 10 Aug 2013)
Hobbies
Fine dining, listening to music. (Athlete, 11 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing sixth in the S11 100m backstroke at the 2010 World Championships in Eindhoven, Netherlands. (Athlete, 11 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Tetsuro Tanigawa. (sports-tokyo-info.metro.tokyo.lg.jp, 18 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Japanese Para swimmer Rina Akiyama. (Athlete, 11 Sep 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Endurance makes you stronger." (Athlete, 10 Aug 2013)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (integro.jp, 06 Feb 2021; Athlete, 10 Aug 2013)
Impairment
She was born with glaucoma. She can detect differences between light and dark areas after having surgery in middle school. (Athlete, 11 Sep 2019; 1242.com, 21 Jul 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 5
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heats (S11/12) 2
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 5
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 5
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 8
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 6
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 2 4
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final 1 2013-08-12 7
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2013-08-13 9
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 1 2013-08-18 9