Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up marathon running in 2008.
Why this sport?
She was introduced to marathon running by her co-worker. She joined the Banban Club where she could run with a guide in Tokyo, Japan.
Club / Team
Team OYO: Japan
Name of coach
Yoshihide Fukuhara [club], JPN
Oyo (Facebook profile, 12 Apr 2019)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (sports-tokyo.info, 15 Mar 2019)
Her visual impairment was a result of detachment of the retina after graduating from high school. (jbma.or.jp, 19 Apr 2019; ntt-claruty.co.jp, 01 Jul 2015)