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Yurika Yasukawa

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Residence
Yokohama, JPN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began Para athletics at age 19.
Why this sport?
She became interested in wheelchair racing after she spotted a poster advertising the sport at a gym.
Club / Team
Oracle Corporation Japan: Japan

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (city.hamura.tokyo.jp, 04 Nov 2017)
Impairment
Her impairment is the result of an accident that damaged her sixth and seventh thoracic vertebrae [spine] at age five. (capjt.com, 28 Apr 2019)