Japan at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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Japan at the Paralympic Games

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IPC code  JPN
NPC Japanese Paralympic Committee
At the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London
Competitors 116
Medals
Rank: 24
Gold
5
Silver
5
Bronze
6
Total
16
Paralympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Japan competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London. Japan's team consisted of 116 competitors.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Goalball team Goalball Women's tournament 7 September
 Gold Shingo Kunieda Wheelchair tennis Men's Singles 8 September
 Gold Kento Masaki Judo Men's +100 kg 1 September
 Gold Tanaka Yasuhiro Swimming Men's 100 metre breaststroke SB14 6 September
 Gold Rina Akiyama Swimming Women's 100 metre backstroke S11 2 September
 Silver Tomoya Ito Athletics Men's 200 metres T52 8 September
 Silver Tomoya Ito Athletics Men's 400 metres T52 3 September
 Silver Tomoya Ito Athletics Men's 800 metres T52 7 September
 Silver Tomotaru Nakamura Swimming Men's 100 metre brestroke SB7 1 September
 Silver Keiichi Kimura Swimming Men's 100 metre breaststroke SB11 3 September
 Bronze Shinya Wada Athletics Men's 1500 metres T11 7 September
 Bronze Masaki Fujita Cycling Men's road time trial C3 5 September
 Bronze Kyosuke Oyama Swimming Men's 50 metre butterfly S6 7 September
 Bronze Keiichi Kimura Swimming Men's 100 metre butterfly S11 6 September
 Bronze Takayuki Suzuki Swimming Men's 50 metre breaststroke SB3 3 September
 Bronze Takayuki Suzuki Swimming Men's 150 metre individual medley SM4 2 September

Archery[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Shinichi Saito Ind. compound W1 563 11 N/A  Murphy (CAN) (6)
L 2–6
Did not advance
Yutaka Ajima Ind. recurve W1/W2 539 22  Rodriguez (ESP) (11)
L 0–6
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Miho Nagano Ind. compound open 614 11 N/A  van Nest (CAN) (6)
W 6–5
 Clarke (GBR) (3)
L 4–6
Did not advance

Athletics[edit]

Boccia[edit]

Individual
Athlete Event Seeding matches Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Yuriko Shibayama Individual BC1 Bye  Richardson (CAN)
W 5–0
 Smith (GBR)
L 4–6
Did not advance
Takayuki Hirose Individual BC2 Bye  Mello de Faria (BRA)
W 12–0
 Murray (GBR)
L 0–8
Did not advance
Hidetaka Sugimura Bye  Vongsa (THA)
L 5–5
Did not advance
Keita Kato Individual BC3  Hanson (USA)
L 1–6
 Cilissen (BEL)
L 1–5
Did not advance
Teams
Athlete Event Group stage Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Taemi Akimoto
Yuriko Shibayama
Takayuki Hirose
Hidetaka Sugimura
Team BC1-2  Hong Kong (HKG)
W 7–6
 Spain (ESP)
W 8–3
1 Q  Portugal (POR)
L 2–10
Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Track[edit]

Pursuit
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Masaki Fujita Men's individual pursuit C3 3:51.743 9 Did not advance
Masashi Ishii Men's individual pursuit C4 5:02.100 9 Did not advance
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
Tatsuyuki Oshiro
Yasufumi Ito (pilot)
Men's individual sprint B 10.639 5  Oost/Bos (NED) (4)
W 10.935, L REL, W 11.002
 Kappes/MacLean (GBR) (1)
L, L
Bronze medal match
 Porto/Villanueva (ESP) (3)
L, L
4
Time trial
Athlete Event Time Rank
Tatsuyuki Oshiro
Yasufumi Ito (pilot)
Men's 1 km time trial B 1:04.266 6
Masaki Fujita Men's 1 km time trial C1–3 1:14.998 20
Masashi Ishii Men's 1 km time trial C4–5 1:09.241 6

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Masaki Fujita Men's road race C1-3 1:42:51 12
Men's road time trial C3 23:55.54 3rd
Masashi Ishii Men's road time trial C4 37:07.11 11

Equestrian[edit]

Individual
Athlete Horse Event Total
Score Rank
Nobumasa Asakawa Rosado Ind. champ. test grade Ib 62.826 12
Ind. freestyle test grade Ib 64.250 12

Goalball[edit]

Women's tournament[edit]

Group C
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Eliminated
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Canada 4 3 0 1 6 3 +3 9
Japan 4 2 1 1 5 3 +2 7
Sweden 4 2 1 1 11 11 0 7
United States 4 2 0 2 9 4 +5 6
Australia 4 0 0 4 7 17 −10 0
31 August 2012
09:00
v
Australia  1 – 3 Japan Copper Box, London
Referees: Hooshang Shariati (IRI), Yasser Omar (EGY)
Esdaile 1 Report Adacho 2
Komiya 1
1 September 2012
15:00
v
Japan  2 – 1 United States Copper Box, London
2 September 2012
11:30
v
Sweden  0 – 0 Japan Copper Box, London
Referees: Tony Collonny (USA), Christl Däntler (GER)
Report
3 September 2012
19:45
v
Japan  0 – 1 Canada Copper Box, London
Quarter-final
5 September 2012
10:30
v
Japan  2 – 0 Brazil Copper Box, London
Report
Semi-final
6 September 2012
15:00
v
Sweden  3 – 4 (a.e.t.) Japan Copper Box, London
Referees: Dina Murdie (GBR), Launel Scott (CAN)
Gustavsson 1
Jälmestål 1
Wåglund 1
Report Komiya 2
Adachi 1
Urata 1
Final
7 September 2012
15:00
v
China  0 – 1 Japan Copper Box, London
Report Adachi 1

Judo[edit]

Powerlifting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Result Rank
Hiroshi Miura 48 kg 117 9
Hideki Odo 82.5 kg 191 6
Hajime Ujiro 75 kg 180 7

Rowing[edit]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Finals
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mari Ohtake Women's single sculls 6:44.67 6 R 7:02.53 5 FB 6:50.67 5

Sailing[edit]

Athlete Event Race Net points Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11*
Katsuya Nishiyama
Shinya Yamamoto
Tsuneo Aso
Sonar - 3 person keelboat (14) 14 13 13 14 12 14 14 14 14 N/A 121 14

* Due to a lack of wind race 11 was cancelled

Shooting[edit]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Akiko Sega Mixed 10 m air rifle prone SH2 598 21 Did not advance
Aki Taguchi Mixed 10 m air rifle prone SH1 589 44 Did not advance
Mixed 50 m rifle prone SH1 581 22 Did not advance

Sitting volleyball[edit]

Women's tournament[edit]

Roster

The following is the Japanese roster in the women's volleyball tournament of the 2012 Summer Paralympics.[2] view · talk

Name Date of birth Position 2012 club
1 Nichiie, MichiyoMichiyo Nichiie 12 March 1967 Japan Soul
2 Awano, SachieSachie Awano 13 September 1988 Japan Hyogo LSC
3 Okahira, YukariYukari Okahira 9 March 1968 Japan Hyogo LSC
4 Fujii, JunkoJunko Fujii 3 April 1966 Japan Saitama Red Beads Venus
5 Saito, YokoYoko Saito 21 September 1972 Japan Tokyo Planets Megumi
6 Ogata, ShioriShiori Ogata 5 November 1985 Japan Tokyo Planets Megumi
7 Kaneki, EmiEmi Kaneki 6 March 1982 Japan Kobe Jets
8 Kaneda, NorikoNoriko Kaneda 21 February 1964 Japan Tochigi Thunders
9 Kikuchi, SatokoSatoko Kikuchi 28 April 1980 Japan Hyogo LSC
10 Osada, MamikoMamiko Osada 23 July 1967 Japan Tokyo Planets Megumi
11 Sakamoto, HarumiHarumi Sakamoto 15 June 1967 Japan Tokyo Planets Megumi
Group A
 
Matches Sets Points
Rank Team Pts W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1 Ukraine 6 3 0 9 1 9.000 241 167 1.443
2 Netherlands 5 2 1 7 4 1.750 251 201 1.249
3 Japan 4 1 2 4 6 0.667 190 218 0.872
4 Great Britain 3 0 3 0 9 0.000 129 225 0.573
31 August 2012
19:00
v
Netherlands  3 – 1 Japan ExCeL London, London
Referee(s): Amin Al-Traifi (KSA), Dominik Raca (CRO)
Report(s): Report
22
25
25
25
97
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
Set 4
Total
25
18
13
14
70
2 September 2012
19:00
v
Great Britain  0 – 3 Japan ExCeL London, London
Referee(s): Dariusz Jasinski (POL), Anton Probst (GER)
Report(s): Report
11
21
14
46
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
Total
25
25
25
75
3 September 2012
16:00
v
Ukraine  3 – 0 Japan ExCeL London, London
Referee(s): Ronaldo Chaves (BRA), Joe Campbell (USA)
Report(s): Report
25
25
25
75
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
Total
20
9
16
45
5th–8th place semi-final
4 September 2012
21:00
v
Japan  0 – 3 Slovenia ExCeL London, London
Referee(s): France Marcoux (CAN), Dee Wauchope (GBR)
Report(s): Report
19
22
20
61
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
Total
25
25
25
75
7th/8th place match
6 September 2012
9:00
v
Great Britain  0 – 3 Japan ExCeL London, London
Referee(s): Dimosthenis Kostopoulos (GRE), Janko Plesnik (SLO)
Report(s): Report
23
19
13
55
Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
Total
25
25
25
75

Swimming[edit]

Table tennis[edit]

Men's singles
Athlete Event Preliminaries Quarter-finals Semi-finals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Junki Itai Singles class 6  Fernandez (FRA)
L 2–3
 Chen (CHN)
L 0–3
3 Did not advance
Yuki Kinoshita Singles class 11  Palos (HUN)
L 0–3
 Son (KOR)
L 0–3
3 N/A Did not advance
Women's singles
Athlete Event Preliminaries Semi-finals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Kimie Bessho Singles class 5  Makishi (ARG)
W 3–0
 Abuawad (JOR)
L 0–3
2 Did not advance

Wheelchair basketball[edit]

Men's tournament[edit]

Group B
Team
Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
Canada 5 5 0 362 280 +82 10
Germany 5 4 1 339 303 +36 9
Great Britain 5 3 2 365 301 +64 8
Poland 5 2 3 327 341 −14 7
Japan 5 1 4 273 330 −57 6
Colombia 5 0 5 223 334 −111 5
30 August 2012
13:00
v
Japan  53–68 Canada
Scoring by quarter: 11–16, 10–19, 10–18, 22–15
Pts: Fujimoto 16
Rebs: Fujimoto 11
Asts: Kozai 5
Pts: Anderson 32
Rebs: Anderson 13
Asts: Peter, Anderson 3
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Cristian Roja (ITA)
31 August 2012
10:45
v
Poland  78–53 Japan
Scoring by quarter: 21–10, 22–10, 21–19, 14–14
Pts: Filipski 24
Rebs: Luszynski 17
Asts: Filipski 10
Pts: Fujimoto 18
Rebs: Fujimoto 9
Asts: Kozai 4
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Cristian Salguero (ARG)
1 September 2012
15:15
v
Japan  49–64 Germany
Scoring by quarter: 18–14, 7–13, 13–11, 11–26
Pts: Fujimoto 13
Rebs: Kozai 8
Asts: Kozai 7
Pts: Köhler 16
Rebs: Böhme 12
Asts: Bienek 8
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Nureddin Bilmez (TUR)
2 September 2012
10:45
v
Colombia  49–63 Japan
Scoring by quarter: 14–22, 11–13, 8–13, 16–15
Pts: Sanz Londoño 14
Rebs: Hawkins 17
Asts: Sanz Londoño, Chaparro 5
Pts: Fujimoto 27
Rebs: Fujimoto 14
Asts: Fujii, Kozai 7
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Juan Uruñuela (ESP)
3 September 2012
15:15
v
Japan  55–71 Great Britain
Scoring by quarter: 14–25, 10–21, 13–14, 18–11
Pts: Fujimoto 20
Rebs: Kozai, Fujimoto 5
Asts: Kozai 7
Pts: Bywater 19
Rebs: Munn 9
Asts: Bywater, Pollock 5
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Matt Wells (AUS)
9th/10th place match
5 September 2012
10:45
v
Italy  60–64 Japan
Scoring by quarter: 13–20, 18–18, 14–15, 15–11
Pts: Cavagnini 31
Rebs: Cavagnini 6
Asts: Raimondi 5
Pts: Masubuchi 14
Rebs: Fujimoto 10
Asts: Fujimoto 5
North Greenwich Arena, London
Referees: Mati Quintana (ARG)

Wheelchair rugby[edit]

Group stage
Qualified for the semifinals
Eliminated
Team
Pld W D L G GA GD Pts
 United States (USA) 3 3 0 0 190 136 +54 6
 Japan (JPN) 3 2 0 1 164 159 +5 4
 Great Britain (GBR) 3 1 0 2 140 157 –17 2
 France (FRA) 3 0 0 3 150 192 –42 0


5 September 2012
21:15
v
Japan  65 – 56 France
Report
Basketball Arena
Attendance: 3,642
Referee: Mitch Carr (USA), Alexander Schreiner (GER)

6 September 2012
21:15
v
Japan  48 – 64 United States
Report
Basketball Arena
Attendance: 2,959
Referee: Philip Washbourn (NZL), Dave Woods (GBR)

7 September 2012
15:00
v
Great Britain  39 – 51 Japan
Report
Basketball Arena
Attendance: 8,458
Referee: Mitch Carr (USA), Philip Washbourn (NZL)
Semi-finals

8 September 2012
14:00
v
Australia  59 – 45 Japan
Batt 27
Bond 14
Smith 6
Scott 2
Lees 2
Meakin 2
Newton 1
Carr 1
Harrison 1
Team 3
Report Ikezakli 24
Nakazato 7
Kanno 6
Shimakawa 4
Sato 2
Team 2
Basketball Arena
Attendance: 5,333
Referee: Mitch Carr (USA), Darren Roberts (USA)
Bronze medal match

9 September 2012
12:00
v
United States  53 – 43 Japan
Report
Basketball Arena
Attendance: 7,852
Referee: Pierre-Alexandre Briére (CAN), Philip Washbourn (NZL)

Wheelchair tennis[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Japan". 2012 Summer Olympics. Retrieved 28 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Women's Sitting Volleyball – Teams – Japan, london2012.com. Retrieved 12 October 2012.