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YOSHIKAWA Mamoru
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Japan   
GenderMen
Age52
Place of BirthIida, JPN
Height1.66 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Japanese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 1995.
Why this sport?
He tried a number of Para sports and decided ice hockey was the most interesting.
Club / Team
Nagano Thunderbirds: Okaya, JPN
Name of coach
Kenji Nobuta [national], JPN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward
General Interest
Nicknames
Yoshi (parasapo.tokyo, 20 Oct 2020)
Awards and honours
In 2010 he was presented with the Municipal Achievement Award in Iida, Japan. (city.iida.lg.jp, 01 Jun 2010)
Impairment
He has impairments to the fingers on his left hand and the joint of his left leg as the result of a motorcycle accident he was involved in at age 18. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018; Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010; minamishinshu.co.jp, 02 Mar 2006)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 1998 Team  
5 2002 Team  
5 2006 Team  
2 2010 Team  
8 2018 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
6 1996 Team  
6 2004 Team  
4 2008 Team  
4 2008/2009 Team  
7 2012 Team  
8 2015 Team