Athletes

Blade-running 2m high-jumper, with five Paralympic Games under his belt Athletics

SUZUKI Toru

Nickname:Toru-san

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Strong points

“The sight of me jumping boldly towards the 2m bar, wearing ‘blades,’ or carbon fiber sports prosthetics.”

  • Sport
    Athletics
  • DOB
    1980-05-04
  • Sex
    Male
  • Birth place
    Yamanashi City, Yamanashi
  • Team
    SMBC Nikko Securities
  • Position/Class
    T64
  • Paralympics Triumphs
    ・Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games - Men’s High Jump: 5th Place
    ・London 2012 Paralympic Games
     Men’s High Jump: 4th Place
     Men’s 4x100m Relay: 4th Place
    ・Rio 2016 Paralympic Games - Men’s High Jump: 4th Place

    Latest Triumphs
    ・2014
     Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games (Korea)
     Men’s High Jump: 4th Place
     Men’s 4x100m Relay (T42-47): 1st Place (Tagawa, Sato, Suzuki, Yamamoto) ・2017
     World Para Athletics Championships (U.K.)
     Men’s High Jump: 3rd Place