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Wataru Onishi

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Moriyama, JPN
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Economics - St. Andrew's University [Momoyama Gakuin University]: Izumi, JPN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing ice hockey in 2011. He took up Para ice hockey in 2018.
Why this sport?
He tried the sport at an event in Nishinomiya, Japan.
Club / Team
Rospada Kansai : Japan
Name of coach
Kiyoshi Machii [club], JPN; Kojin Nakakita [national], JPN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

General interest

Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Rospada Kansai's Facebook page, 01 Nov 2018)
Impairment
His left leg was amputated below the knee following an illness at age 23. (Rospada Kansai Facebook page, 01 Nov 2018)