Athletes

Visually-impaired Paralympian who trains amongst able-bodied athletes in a club team Athletics

HORIKOSHI Tadashi

Nickname:Hoorii

i enjoy

I belong to a club team. Some of Japan's top athletes are amongst the members of my team. Everyone is very supportive, and we encourage each other when we run together. (Horikoshi).

Strong points

"I have no hesitation running long distances so I think I am suited for running marathons. I don't have a lot of experience yet, but I want to aim for the world competitions and meet everyone's expectations."

  • Sport
    Athletics
  • DOB
    1988-07-19
  • Sex
    Male
  • Birth place
    Nagano , Nagano
  • Team
    NTT WEST
  • Position/Class
    T12(Visual impairment)
  • Paralympics Triumphs
    ・London 2012 Paralympics - 5th: 5000 m T12l
    ・Rio 2016 Paralympics - 4th: Marathon T12
    Latest Triumphs
    ・IPC Athletics Marathon World Championships-Bronze: Marathon T12
    ・Marathon World Cup/London Marathon- Bronze: Marathon T12
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    ▼Sports
    Athletics
    ▼Related organization
    Japan Blind Marathon Association(Japanese only)