Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S7, SB7, SM7
Further personal information
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
Awards and honours
In 2017 he was given a Prize for Encouragement by the Kumamoto City Office in Japan. (city.kumamoto.jp, 2017)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (sh.higo.ed.jp, 13 Oct 2015)
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)