Athletes

Japanese super athlete with a prosthetic limb Athletics

YAMAMOTO Atsushi

Nickname:Atsushi

i enjoy

Since athletics is all about records, I feel the most happy and excited when I'm able to beat my own record. (Yamamoto)

Strong points

"Watch how fast I can run with a prosthetic limb, and how dynamically I jump in long jump."

  • Sport
    Athletics
  • DOB
    1982-04-19
  • Sex
    Male
  • Height/Weight
    167cm/59kg
  • Birth place
    Shizuoka Prefecture, Kakegawa
  • Position/Class
    T42
  • Latest Triumphs
    ・Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games
     Silver: Long Jump T42, 5th:100m T42
    ・London 2012 Paralympics
     5th:Long Jump T42, 6Th:100m T42, 8Th:200m T42
    ・2013 IPC Athletics World Championships
     Silver: Long Jump T42, 4Th:100m 200m T42, 4x100m Relay T42-46
    ・2015 IPC Athletics World Championships(Doha)
     Gold: Long JumpT42, 5Th:100m T42, 4Th:4x100m Relay T42-47
    ・Rio 2016 Paralympics
     Silver:Long Jump T42, 7Th:100m T42, Bronze:4x100m Relay T42-47
    ・Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympics
     12th:snowboard cross LL11, 7Th:banked slalom LL11


    ■LINKS■
    ▼Sports
    Athletics
    ▼National Federation
    Japan Para Athletics(Japanese only)