Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para athletics at age 16 in Tottori, Japan.
Why this sport?
He became interested in wheelchair marathon racing after watching an event.
Name of coach
Yasuhiro Harada [national], JPN
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (yomiuri.co.jp, 03 Jan 2019)
He was born prematurely, resulting in cerebral palsy and a hearing impairment. (yomiuri.co.jp, 03 Jan 2019)