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

HANGAI Shizuka

Nickname:

i enjoy

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  • Sport
    Judo
  • DOB
    1988-07-23
  • Sex
    Female
  • Birth place
    Iwaki City, Fukushima
  • Team
    TOYOTA LOOPS
  • Position/Class
    48kg Class
  • Results
    Latest Triumphs
    ・2010
    IBSA Judo World Championships 2010 (Turkey)
     48kg Class: 7th Place
    ・2010
    Guangzhou 2010 Asian Para Games (China)
     52kg Class: 3rd place
    ・2014
    Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games (Korea)
     48kg Class: 3rd Place
    ・2019
    All Japan Judo Championships for the Blind and Visually Impaired (Tokyo)
     48kg Class: 1st Place

    Paralympic Triumphs
    ・2012
    London 2012 Paralympic Games
     52kg Class: 7th Place
    ・2016
    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.