Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para athletics seriously in 2017.
Why this sport?
He initially took up Para dance sport at age three. He applied for a program that was looking for young Para athletes. He decided to switch to Para athletics in order to compete at the Paralympic Games.
Club / Team
Kyoto Prefectural Fukuchiyama Senior High School: Japan
Hero / Idol
Japanese Para athlete Toru Suzuki. (nhk.or.jp, 30 Apr 2017)
He has competed in Para dance sport at national level. (nhk.or.jp, 30 Apr 2017)
His left arm was shorter than his right one at birth. (nhk.or.jp, 30 Apr 2017)