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Yuichi Yamate

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T41, F41

Further personal information

Residence
Japan

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2016.
Why this sport?
He played able-bodied baseball at high school, and the coach of his team suggested he should try a training session organised by the Japan Para Athletics Federation.

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (asahi.com, 22 Jul 2016)
Impairment
He is a person of short stature. (asahi.com, 22 Jul 2016)