Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing in Para athletics in grade seven of middle school.
Why this sport?
His parents encouraged him to pursue sport following his impairment, and took him to a Para athletics club.
Club / Team
Start Line [JPN] / Toshima Gakuin High School [JPN]:
Awards and honours
In 2019 he received the Toshima Honorary Sports Award in Japan. (city.toshima.lg.jp, 21 Sep 2019)
His left leg was amputated below the knee as the result of developing Ewing sarcoma [bone cancer] in grade two of primary school. (OSPO Ameba profile, 24 Nov 2012; hosho.ac.jp, 30 Oct 2018; 1242.com, 12 Aug 2018)