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KOUSE Tomohiro
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Japan   
GenderMen
Age27
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Japanese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2017
Why this sport?
He took an aptitude test for Para powerlifting, wheelchair fencing and Para athletics with the Japan Sports Council. He was then encouraged to get involved in powerlifting.
Club / Team
Barbell Tomonokai: Japan
Name of coach
Takayoshi Okamoto [national], JPN
Senior International Debut
Year
2018
Competing for
Japan
Location
Kitakyushu, JPN
General Interest
Hobbies
Dancing. (Instagram profile, 17 Jan 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games in 2020 and 2024. (aijinkai.or.jp, 04 Aug 2018)
Impairment
He damaged his spinal cord at age 19. (aijinkai.or.jp, 04 Aug 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2019 59kg 132.0