FURUSAWA Takuya

8 May 1996
25
Male
3.0
YOKOHAMA
 
Japan

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
WBK Wheelchair Basketball Men 2 Silver Medal

Schedule

Change
Start Time Location Event Status
Musashino Forest Sport Plaza
COL
Colombia
56
JPN
Japan
63
Finished
Ariake Arena
JPN
Japan
59
KOR
Republic of Korea
52
Finished
Ariake Arena
JPN
Japan
62
CAN
Canada
56
Finished
Ariake Arena
ESP
Spain
79
JPN
Japan
61
Finished
Ariake Arena
TUR
Turkey
55
JPN
Japan
67
Finished
Ariake Arena
JPN
Japan
61
AUS
Australia
55
Finished
Ariake Arena
JPN
Japan
79
GBR
Great Britain
68
Finished
Ariake Arena
USA
United States
64
JPN
Japan
60
Finished

Biographical Information

Highlights

:
RankEventYearLocation
World Championships
9Men2018Hamburg, GER
Asian Para Games
2Men2018Jakarta, INA
:
Taku, Takuchan (parasapo.tokyo, 10 Feb 2020)
:
Watching sports, particularly football and baseball, eating green tea-flavoured desserts and snacks. (style.nikkei.com, 14 Aug 2018; sponichi.co.jp, 17 Jun 2018)
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Student
:
Humanities - Toin Yokohama University , Japan
:
Japanese
:
Kazuyuki Kyoya [national], JPN
:
Guard (suntory.co.jp, 25 Jul 2018)
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2017 for Japan (wedge.ismedia.jp, 19 Mar 2018)
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He took up the sport in grade seven of middle school at the Yokohama Rapport in Japan. (townnews.co.jp, 01 Jan 2020; wedge.ismedia.jp, 19 Mar 2018; hamaspo.com, Jul 2018)
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He initially played baseball, but he was forced to quit the sport after he began using a wheelchair. Afterwards, he took up wheelchair tennis following his mother's suggestion, but he did no find it interesting because there were no teammates in his age group. At that time he had a chance to try wheelchair basketball at a Para sports facility. "I was fascinated by the sport, because it is a team sport like baseball, so I can play it with many teammates." (wedge.ismedia.jp, 19 Mar 2018)
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To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and to play overseas. (townnews.co.jp, 01 Jan 2020; parasapo.tokyo, 28 Aug 2019)
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He received the Three Points Award at the 2019 Emperor's Cup in Japan. (basketball-zine.com, 28 May 2019)

He received an Excellence Award at the 2018 Yokohama Sports Awards in Japan. (hamaspo.com, Mar 2019)

He was named an All Star Five Player at the 2017 U23 World Championships in Toronto, ON, Canada. (iwbf.org, 17 Jun 2017)
Legend
:
Silver Medal
:
Gold Medal Event
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Silver Medal Event
:
Bronze Medal Event
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