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Hiroyuki Yamamoto (athlete)

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Hiroyuki Yamamoto (山本 浩之, Yamamoto Hiroyuki, born 27 October 1979) is a Japanese wheelchair athlete.

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Career

Hokinoue's career began at the age of 30, ten years after he sustained a spinal cord injury in a motorcycle accident.

His first major championship marathon was at the 2008 Summer Paralympics, where he placed 6th with a time of 1:23:22. His marathon best is 1:23:16, which he attained at the 2011 Seoul International Marathon.

He won the 2013 Boston Marathon's Wheelchair Men's portion, with a time of 1:25:33.

Personal life

Yamamoto is married and has a son. Yamamoto's nickname is "Hiro-san".

References

Hiroyuki Yamamoto (athlete) Wikipedia


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