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Yoshifumi Nagao

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Family
Wife Yumi
Residence
Kobe, JPN
Occupation
Public Servant
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 19.
Why this sport?
His teacher encouraged him to try the sport. He also liked playing sports.
Club / Team
ANAORI Athletic Club: Osaka, JPN
Name of coach
Yumi Nagao [wife], JPN, from 2004

General interest

Nicknames
Yoshio (Athlete, 24 Jan 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the 400mx4 relay at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
US boxer George Foreman. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always do your best." (Athlete, 24 Jan 2011)
Awards and honours
He received the Hyogo Prefecture Excellent Athlete Citation Award in 2014 and 2015. (hyogo-c.ed.jp, 13 Feb 2015, 16 Feb 2016)
Other sports
He played wheelchair basketball and represented Japan at the Gold Cup in the 1990s. (sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp, 15 Sep 2008)
Impairment
His legs are paralysed due to the effects of polio. (Athlete, 04 Sep 2016; sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp, 15 Sep 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Heat 1 3
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 2 6
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 2 3
Men's 200 m T54 Heat 1 3
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 1 5
Men's 200 m T54 Final Round 6
Men's 200 m T54 Heat 1 2
Men's 100 m T54 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 1 4
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 2 2
Men's 4x400 m T53-54 Heat 2 1
Men's 4x400 m T53-54 Final Round 3
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x400 m T54 Heat 2 9999
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 2 9999
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 1 4
Men's 200 m T54 Final Round 8
Men's 200 m T54 Heat 1 4
Men's 100 m T54 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 2 3
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 2 4
Men's 4x400 m T53-54 Final Round 4
Men's 4x400 m T53-54 Heat 2 1
Men's 4x100 m T53-54 Heat 2 9999
Men's 200 m T54 Final Round 6
Men's 200 m T54 Heat 1 4
Men's 200 m T54 Heat 3 3
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 2 5
Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games (Barcelona, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m TW4 Heat 2 6
Men's 200 m TW4 Heat 5 3
Men's 100 m TW4 Heat 1 6
Men's 100 m TW4 Heat 2 3
Men's 400 m TW4 Heat 3 2
Men's Marathon TW3-4 Final Round 43
Seoul 1988 Paralympic Games (Seoul, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m 4 Heat 2 8
Men's 400 m 4 Heat 1 5
Men's 400 m 4 Heat 2 2
Men's 200 m 4 Heat 2 4
Men's 200 m 4 Heat 3 5
Men's 100 m 4 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m 4 Heat 2 4
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T52-53 Heat 1 9
Men's 1500 m T52-53 Heat 3 4
Men's 800 m T53 Heat 1 4
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 4 5
Men's 200 m T53 Final Round 4
Men's 200 m T53 Heat 2 2
Men's 200 m T53 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m T53 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m T53 Heat 1 2
Men's 100 m T53 Heat 3 2
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T54 Heat 4 2011-01-24 4
Men's 200 m T54 Semifinal 2 2011-01-25 6
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 4 2011-01-27 9999
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T54 Heat 1 2015-10-22 8
Men's 200 m T54 Final 1 2015-10-22 8
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 1 2015-10-25 14
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 1 2015-10-27 13
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T54 Heat 2 2016-09-11 3
Men's 100 m T54 Heat 1 2016-09-16 2
Men's 100 m T54 Final Round 2016-09-17 8