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MATSUMOTO Takashi
Sport Para athletics, Para powerlifting, Shooting Para sport
NPC Japan   
GenderMen
Age49
Height1.64 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Sagamihara, JPN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2004.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport as part of his rehabilitation. "[In the beginning] I never thought that I would be able to lift such a heavy bar."
Club / Team
Kanaibara : Kawasaki, JPN
Name of coach
Takayoshi Okamoto [national], JPN
Senior International Debut
Year
2006
Competing for
Japan
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (jppf.jp, 03 Dec 2016)
Impairment
He damaged his spine at age 20 after falling from a roof while working. (jppf.jp, 03 Dec 2016; townnews.co.jp, 26 Sep 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
  2006 48kg  NoM
16 2017 49kg 80.0
Paralympic Games - Shooting Para sport
Rank Year Event Result
22 2004 Air Rifle Prone SH1 596
16 2004 Air Rifle Standing SH1 572
Asian Para Games - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
10 2014 49kg 85