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Tomu Kamishita

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F46

Further personal information

Residence
Osaka, JPN
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Physical Education, Sports Science - Osaka University of Health and Sport Sciences: Japan

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He competed in athletics when he was a high school student. He decided to take the sport up again following his accident.
Club / Team
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group: Japan

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Japan
Location
Sharjah, UAE

General interest

Hobbies
Motor sport, watching movies, gourmet food. (Facebook page, 21 Mar 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You get out of life what you put into it." (Twitter profile, 23 Mar 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2015 he received the Osaka Sports Excellence Award in Japan. (pref.osaka.lg.jp, 16 Sep 2015)

In 2013 he received the Kumatori Citizen Sports Award in Japan. (Facebook page, 15 Mar 2015)

In 2009 he received the President's Award from the Kishiwada Sports Association in Japan. (Facebook page, 15 Mar 2015)
Impairment
In 2009 he was involved in a traffic accident. The incident led to an impairment to his right arm. (Facebook page, 21 Mar 2017; ymfs.jp, 08 May 2015)