Athletes

Japan national team mainstay, with five Paralympic Games under his belt Ice Hockey

YOSHIKAWA Mamoru

Nickname:Yossy

i enjoy

Passes that go through the slightest gaps between opposing players, body checks to rob opposing players of momentum, the bright, clear shots, how fast you can go on the sledge, the sound of hockey stick against ice…

Strong points

“I’m good at the give and take with opposing players in front of the goal, and ‘deflection,’ which is when you make goals by altering the path of a teammate’s shot.”

  • Sport
    Ice Hockey
  • DOB
    1970-02-08
  • Sex
    Male
  • Birth place
    Iida City, Nagano
  • Team
    Nagano Thunderbirds/Chubu Electric Power
  • Position/Class
    Forward
  • Paralympics Triumphs
    ・Nagano 1998 Paralympic Games
     5th Place
    ・Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Games
     5th Place
    ・Torino 2006 Paralympic Games
     5th Place
    ・Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Games
     Silver medal
    ・PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games
     8th Place

    Latest Triumphs
    ・2012
     IPC Ice Sledge Hockey
     World Championships A-Pool (Norway)
     7th Place
    ・2013
     IPC Ice Sledge Hockey
     World Championships B-Pool (Nagano)
     2nd Place
    ・2015
     IPC Ice Sledge Hockey
     World Championships A-Pool (U.S.)
     8th Place
    ・2016
     IPC Ice Sledge Hockey
     World Championships B-Pool (Tomakomai)
     2nd Place
    ・2017
     WPIH PyeongChang Paralympic Games Final Preliminaries (Sweden)
     2nd Place