2020HEROES

Head for the world stage! NTT Athletes

Makoto KOYAMA

Para Canoe

Image: Photograph of Para Canoe player Makoto KOYAMA during a match.

Racing my best with a smile!

Paracanoe has been a Paralympic event since the Rio 2016 Paralympics, but so far only men have competed. I am therefore devoting all my energy to training so that a new page can be built in Paralympic history at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
I really appreciate all your warm support.
NTT is a Tokyo 2020 Olympic Gold Partner(Telecommunications services)

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PROFILE

Image: Facial photograph of Makoto KOYAMA.

Makoto KOYAMA

Event:
 Paracanoe KL3
Date of Birth:
 November 17, 1980
Hometown:
 Saitama
Height:
 160cm
My Favorites:
 Golf

PURPOSE

Goals for this season

I’m aiming to win the para canoe domestic Olympic qualifying trials held in September 2019 and March 2020, securing a ticket to the final international Olympic qualifying trails, and participate in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics!

RESULTS

Main achievements

2019
Final Paracanoe Overseas Dispatch Trials KL3: Runner-up
2018
Paracanoe Asian Championships: KL3 8th Place; VL3 4th Place
2018
Paracanoe Overseas Dispatch Trials KL3: Winner

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2017
Japan Paracanoe Championships KL3: Winner
2013
Competed in the Paracanoe World Championships
2011
Competed in the Paracanoe World Championships
2010
Competed in the Paracanoe World Championships (First Japanese to enter)