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HIROSE Takayuki
Sport Boccia
NPC Japan   
GenderMen
Age34
Place of BirthKimitsu, JPN
Height1.58 m
Weight 62 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kimitsu, JPN
Languages
Japanese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing boccia in 2003.
Why this sport?
He wanted to take up a sport after finishing high school. He consulted teachers and coaches, who encouraged him to try boccia.
Club / Team
Ichihara Boccia Club: Japan
Name of coach
Mitsuteru Murakami [national], JPN
Senior International Debut
Year
2005
Competing for
Japan
General Interest
Nicknames
Hirosesan (parasapo.tokyo, 10 Jul 2016)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (bs-asahi.co.jp, 27 Feb 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2009 he received an Excellent Para Athlete Award in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. (chiba-boccia.air-nifty.com, 24 Mar 2010)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal in the team event at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (bs4.jp, 26 Nov 2016; parasapo.tokyo, 10 Jul 2016)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy. (fukushishimbun.co.jp, 22 Oct 2012)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as an athlete member of the organising committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (tokyo2020.jp, 26 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
9 2008 Individual - BC2  
9 2008 Team - BC1-2  
7 2012 Team - BC1-2  
15 2012 Individual - BC2  
2 2016 Team - BC1-2  
7 2016 Individual - BC2  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
27 2006 Individual - BC2  
21 2010 Individual - BC2  
8 2014 Team - BC1-2  
11 2014 Individual - BC2  
2 2018 Team - BC1-2  
World Ranking (09 Nov 2015)
Rank Year Event Result
7 2015 Individual - BC2  
7 2015 Individual - BC2  
12 2016 Individual - BC2  
8 2016 Individual - BC2  
18 2018 Individual - BC2  
18 2018 Individual - BC2  
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2014 Team - BC1-2  
8 2014 Individual - BC2  
4 2018 Individual - BC2  
3 2018 Team - BC1-2  
World Individual Championships
Rank Year Event Result
19 2016 Individual - BC2