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OKADA Yuji
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Japan   
GenderMen
Age42
Place of BirthSaitama, JPN
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tokyo, JPN
Occupation
Information Technology
Languages
Japanese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2000.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport after watching the All Japan Championships.
Club / Team
Information Services International Detsu [ISID]: Japan
Name of coach
Takayoshi Okamoto [national], JPN
General Interest
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (sports-tokyo.info, 27 Jun 2017)
Impairment
His spinal cord injury is a result of a motorbike accident he was involved in as a high school student. (jppf.jp, 02 Feb 2017)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served on the board of directors at the Japanese Para Powerlifting Federation. (phouse.jp, 20 Mar 2015, 01 Apr 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
16 2002 60kg 90.0
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2014 54kg 102