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Born: 1951

Born at Abashiri, Hokkaido. Studied at Asahikawa Elementary and Junior Schools for the Deaf and graduated from Morioka High School for the Deaf. For almost 20 years was the Number One ranked table tennis player in his nation, Asia and the world. His major achievement was that he won a total of 21 medals, including 18 gold and 3 silver, at six Deaf World Games staged between the years of 1973 and 1993.
2000 Sportsman of the Year Finalist.

Malmö 1973Table TennisteamGold
Malmö 1973Table TennissinglesGold
Malmö 1973Table TennisdoublesGold
Bucharest 1977Table TennissinglesGold
Bucharest 1977Table TennisdoublesGold
Köln 1981Table TennisteamGold
Köln 1981Table TennissinglesGold
Köln 1981Table TennisdoublesGold
Los Angeles 1985Table TennissinglesGold
Los Angeles 1985Table TennisdoublesGold
Los Angeles 1985Table TennisteamGold
Christchurch 1989Table Tennissingles5th
Christchurch 1989Table TennisdoublesGold
Christchurch 1989Table TennisteamGold
Sofia 1993Table TennisteamSilver
Sofia 1993Table Tennissingles
Sofia 1993Table TennisdoublesSilver