Athletes

Swimming with just the right half of his body, in an exquisite balancing act Swimming

EJIMA Daisuke

Nickname:Eji, Daisuke

i enjoy

When I break past my limits and achieve a personal best. When I’m able to inspire other people with my swimming.

Strong points

“What makes me unique is how dynamic my swimming can be from the first half. I swim well, just by feel, even with the imbalance from my left side paralysis.”

  • Sport
    Swimming
  • DOB
    1986-01-13
  • Sex
    Male
  • Birth place
    Kyoto City, Kyoto
  • Team
    SIGMAXYZ
  • Position/Class
    S7/SB7/SM7
  • Paralympics Triumphs
    ・Athens 2004 Paralympic Games
    Men’s 4x50m Medley Relay (20P): Silver medal
    Men’s 100m Backstroke: 5th Place
    Men’s 50m Butterfly: 7th Place
    200m Individual Medley (SM7): Disqualified

    ・Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games
    Men’s 200m Individual Medley (SM7): Eliminated in preliminaries
    Men’s 100m Backstroke: 5th Place
    Men’s 50m Butterfly: 4th Place

    ・London 2012 Paralympic Games
    Men’s 50m Butterfly: 5th Place
    Men’s 100m Freestyle: Eliminated in preliminaries
    Men’s 100m Backstroke: Eliminated in preliminaries
    Men’s 200m Individual Medley (SM7): Eliminated in preliminaries

    Latest Triumphs
    ・2014 Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games (Korea) Men’s 100m Backstroke: 1st Place
    50m Butterfly: 3rd Place
    50m Freestyle: 3rd Place

    ・2015 IPC World Para Swimming Championships (UK)
    Men’s 50m Butterfly: 5th Place
    Men’s 50m Freestyle: 12th Place

    ・2018 Indonesia 2018 Asian Para Games (Indonesia) 100m Backstroke: 1st Place