Judoka of the Women’s Lightweight Class, Ready to Battle It Out in Her Third Paralympic Games Judo

HANGAI Shizuka


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  • Sport
  • DOB
  • Sex
  • Birth place
    Iwaki City, Fukushima
  • Team
  • Position/Class
    48kg Class
  • Results
    Latest Triumphs
    IBSA Judo World Championships 2010 (Turkey)
     48kg Class: 7th Place
    Guangzhou 2010 Asian Para Games (China)
     52kg Class: 3rd place
    Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games (Korea)
     48kg Class: 3rd Place
    All Japan Judo Championships for the Blind and Visually Impaired (Tokyo)
     48kg Class: 1st Place

    Paralympic Triumphs
    London 2012 Paralympic Games
     52kg Class: 7th Place
    Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
     48kg Class: 5th Place

    Last Updated: March 3, 2021
  • B1 Class. Born with a visual impairment due to retinitis pigmentosa. Started judo when she began studying physical therapy at the Tsukuba University of Technology, and competed in her first international tournament in 2010. Came in 3rd Place at the IBSA Judo World Cup Antalya 2018. Aiming to win a medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, which will be her third Games.