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Yuki Omukai

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S3, SB2, SM3

Further personal information

Residence
Fujiidera, JPN
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Occupational Therapy - Osaka Prefecture University: Osaka, JPN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began Para swimming at age 20.
Why this sport?
She found a swimming programme while she was doing rehabilitation for her impairment.
Club / Team
Fuji Corporation: Kishiwada, JPN
Name of coach
Fumiyo Minemura [national], JPN
Training Regime
She trains for up to three hours a day, four days a week.

General interest

Most influential person in career
Her mother. (michitake.osakafu-u.ac, 19 Feb 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she received the Osaka Sports Excellence Award in Japan. (pref.osaka.lg.jp, 23 Sep 2017)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (mainichi.jp, 01 Jan 2017)
Impairment
She has an impairment to her lower limbs and her fingers after she sustained a spinal cord injury in a diving accident at age 19. (mainichi.jp, 01 Jan 2017)