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Toshiyuki Nakamura

Para Ice Hockey
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Other names
Toshiyuki Ogiwara
Residence
Chikuma, JPN
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 2003 at Yamabiko Skating Forest Ice Arena in Okaya, Japan.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by one of his friends from middle school.
Club / Team
Nagano Thunderbirds: Okaya, JPN
Name of coach
Kojin Nakakita [club, national], JPN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Japan
Location
Sweden

General interest

Nicknames
Nakamu, Ogisan (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Most influential person in career
Japanese Para ice hockey player Naohiko Ishida. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Japanese Para ice hockey player Mikio Annaka. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2010 he received the Nagano Prefecture Sports Honorary Award in Japan. (nagano-sports.or.jp, 2010)
Impairment
Both of his legs were amputated below the knee after he was involved in a traffic accident when he was a firefighter. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018; city.chikuma.lg.jp, 26 Nov 2016; avis.ne.jp, 30 Aug 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group A 2
Mixed Group A 4
Mixed Group A 5
Mixed Semifinal 201
Mixed Gold Medal Match 101
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-10 1
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-11 2
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-13 6
Mixed Tournament Group B - Standings 2018-03-13 4
Mixed Tournament Classification 5-8 2018-03-14 2
Mixed Tournament Classification 7-8 2018-03-16 1