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NAKATSUJI Katushito
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Japan   
GenderMen
Age49
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Sakai, JPN
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Japanese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting at age 32.
Why this sport?
He discovered the sport after watching the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney.
Name of coach
Takayoshi Okamoto [national], JPN
Training Regime
He trains for two hours a day, twice a week.
General Interest
Awards and honours
In 2016 he received the Osaka Sports Excellence Award in Japan. (pref.osaka.lg.jp, 30 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (yomiuri.co.jp, 09 Jan 2018)
Impairment
His leg was amputated below the knee after he was involved in a traffic accident. (yomiuri.co.jp, 09 Jan 2018; jppf.jp, 03 Dec 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
15 2002 90kg 140.0
9 2006 90kg 165.0
7 2010 100kg 192.5
10 2017 107kg 190.0
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2018 107kg 195