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Yuki Yamauchi

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Residence
Yamaguchi, JPN
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He got involved in shooting Para sport in 2014 in Yamaguchi, Japan, and began competing two years later.
Why this sport?
He became interested in the sport through his grandfather, who was involved in a hunting organisation in Japan. He then attended a training camp after Tokyo was named host city of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Club / Team
Yamaguchi Prefecture Para Shooting Association: Japan
Name of coach
Ryuichi Tobashi [national], JPN
Training Regime
He trains for 75 minutes a day, shooting about 60 bullets.
Handedness
Left

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Japan
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Bangkok, THA

General interest

Hobbies
Darts. (parasapo.tokyo, 10 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he was given a Medal for Merit by the Yamaguchi Prefecture Office in Japan. (Yamaguchi Prefecture Rifle Shooting Association Facebook page, 16 Feb 2017)
Other sports
He has competed in regional darts competitions in Japan. (parasapo.tokyo, 10 Aug 2018)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (yab.co.jp, 06 Nov 2018)
Impairment
He has a functional impairment to his right arm as the result of a motorbike accident at age 17. (yab.co.jp, 06 Nov 2018; parasapo.tokyo, 10 Aug 2018; minato-yamaguchi.co.jp, 19 Nov 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P1 - Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 34