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SHIOYA Yoshihiro
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Japan   
GenderMen
Age33
Place of BirthNagano, JPN
Height1.66 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Shiojiri, JPN
Languages
Japanese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 2007.
Why this sport?
A colleague who played for Japanese Para ice hockey team Nagano Thunderbirds encouraged him to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Nagano Thunderbirds: Japan
Name of coach
Kenji Nobuta [national], JPN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
Japan
General Interest
Nicknames
Shio (parasapo.tokyo, 13 Apr 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Scoring a goal at his first international tournament in 2012. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Japanese Para ice hockey player Kazuhiro Takahashi. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Japanese Para ice hockey player Kazuhiro Takahashi. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018)
Injuries
In 2018 he suffered an injury to his foot. (masports.jp, 10 Dec 2018)
Other sports
He has competed in Para powerlifting at national level in Japan. (powerlifting.co.jp, 20 Sep 2015)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2018 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
7 2012 Team  
8 2015 Team  
8 2019 Team