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Yoko Aoki

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T12, F12
Guide
Hisayo Kakinuma

Further personal information

Family
Husband Yuji
Other names
Yoko Otokozawa
Residence
Nishitokyo, JPN
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Japanese

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

General interest

Nicknames
Oyo (Facebook profile, 12 Apr 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (sports-tokyo.info, 15 Mar 2019)
Impairment
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)