Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in high school.
Why this sport?
He initially played baseball in middle school, but switched to Para athletics after his accident.
Club / Team
Sporting philosophy / motto
"No shortcut to glory." (Facebook profile, 15 Oct 2019)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (d2c.co.jp, 23 Jan 2019)
His left eye was struck by a ball during baseball training in grade eight of middle school, which resulted in a visual impairment. (topics.or.jp, 31 Oct 2017)