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MISAWA Eiji
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Japan   
GenderMen
Age49
Place of BirthYamanashi, JPN
Height1.72 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kamikawa, JPN
Languages
Japanese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 1996 in Okaya, Japan.
Why this sport?
He wanted to compete at the 1998 Paralympic Winter Games in Nagano.
Club / Team
Hokkaido Bears: Japan
Name of coach
Kenji Nobuta [national], JPN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence
General Interest
Nicknames
Eiji (parasapo.tokyo, 21 Jan 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 1998 Paralympic Winter Games in Nagano. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018)
Injuries
In October 2017 he fractured his left clavicle at the 2018 World Paralympic Winter Games Qualification Tournament. (asahi.com, 14 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2010 he was presented with the Asahikawa Citizen Honorary Award in Japan. (city.asahikawa.hokkaido.jp, 18 Apr 2010)
Impairment
His right leg was amputated at the hip as a result of a tumour at age 17. (muromin.mnw.jp, 28 Aug 2010; Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010; hokkaido-np.co.jp, 08 Mar 2010)

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
4 2000 Team  
4 2008 Team  
4 2008/2009 Team  
7 2012 Team  
8 2015 Team  
8 2019 Team