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Yuya Sakuda

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S7, SB7, SM7

Further personal information

Residence
Kumamoto, JPN
Occupation
Student
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Health and Welfare Studies - Kumamoto Gakuen University: Japan

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age four.
Why this sport?
He got involved in the sport as part of his rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Kumamoto Gakuen University: Japan
Name of coach
Fumiyo Minemura [national], JPN

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2017 he was given a Prize for Encouragement by the Kumamoto City Office in Japan. (city.kumamoto.jp, 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (sh.higo.ed.jp, 13 Oct 2015)
Impairment
His left arm has been amputated below the wrist. He is also affected by paralysis on the right side of his body. (kumanichi.com, 30 Nov 2015; yomiuri.co.jp, 17 Oct 2013)