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Toshihiro Takada

Athletics
3
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2

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T52, F53

Further personal information

Family
Two daughters
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Electronic Engineering - Fukui University of Technology: Japan

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began wheelchair racing at age 30.
Why this sport?
His friends recommended the sport to him.
Club / Team
Fukui Prefecture Para Athletic Association: Japan

International debut

Year
1998
Competing for
Japan

General interest

Hero / Idol
His father. (Athlete, 24 Jan 2011)
Awards and honours
He received the Fukui Prefecture Honorary Award in Japan in 2004 and 2015. (fukuishimbun.co.jp, 08 Apr 2015, 05 Oct 2004)

In 2008 he received the Fukui Medal of Honour in Japan. (city.fukui.lg.jp, 2008)
Impairment
He has used a wheelchair since he was age 24 after sustaining nerve damage because of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. (digital.asahi.com, 10 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 1 5
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 4 8
Men's 5000 m T52 Final Round 9999
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 2 10
Men's Marathon T54 Final Round 31
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T52 Heat 1 4
Men's 800 m T52 Final Round 5
Men's 1500 m T52 Final Round 4
Men's Marathon T52 Final Round 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T52 Heat 1 4
Men's 400 m T52 Final Round 2
Men's 800 m T52 Heat 1 1
Men's 800 m T52 Final Round 2
Men's Marathon T52 Final Round 3
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T52 Final Round 1
Men's 5000 m T52 Final Round 1
Men's 400 m T52 Heat 2 2
Men's 400 m T52 Final Round 1
Men's 800 m T52 Heat 1 9999
Men's 1500 m T52 Heat 1 2
Men's 1500 m T52 Final Round 3
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T52 Final 2011-01-22 4
Men's 5000 m T52 Final 2011-01-25 3
Men's 400 m T52 Final 2011-01-27 4
Men's 800 m T52 Final 2011-01-28 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T52 Heat 1 2012-09-02 6
Men's 400 m T52 Heat 2 2012-09-03 9999
Men's 800 m T52 Final Round 2012-09-07 4
Men's 200 m T52 Heat 1 2012-09-08 4