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KATO Takashi
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Japan   
GenderMen
Age31
Place of BirthToyota, JPN
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Toyota, JPN
Occupation
Public Servant
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Architecture - Toyota National College of Technology: Japan
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2015 in Okazaki, Japan.
Why this sport?
One of his friends suggested he should try the sport. He had previously competed in Para athletics.
Club / Team
Toyota City Office: Japan
Name of coach
Jon Amos [national], GBR
General Interest
Nicknames
Takahi (support-takashi-kato.com, 08 Sep 2018)
Hobbies
Weight training. (support-takashi-kato.com, 08 Sep 2018)
Other sports
He has competed in Para athletics at national level in Japan. (support-takashi-kato.com, 08 Sep 2018; jsad.or.jp, 31 Jul 2010)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (support-takashi-kato.com, 08 Sep 2018)
Impairment
He has paraplegia as the result of an operation he underwent on his heart at age one. (jppf.jp, 03 Dec 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
13 2017 54kg 113.0