Anne Yoshida (USA)

Anne Yoshida (USA)

USUnited States
Paracanoe
Date of birth
10 October 1977
Residence
United States
Occupation
Athlete, Health Care Professional, Student
Languages
English
Higher education
Occupational Therapy - Pacific University: United States

Biography

General Interest

Hobbies
Surfing, painting, travelling, playing the ukulele and piano. (teamusa.org, 01 Sep 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (khon2.com, 14 Mar 2016)
Impairment
A car accident in 2000 resulted in paralysis. (khon2.com, 14 Mar 2016; razoo.com, 23 Jun 2016)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She works in occupational therapy. After a three-year stint working as an associate professor in the occupational therapy department at Far East University in Republic of Korea, she returned to the United States of America. She is pursuing a doctoral degree in occupational therapy at Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR. (teamusa.org, 01 Sep 2015)

STATE FIRST
She grew up in Hawaii, and will become the first person from the state to represent the United States of America in para-canoe at a Paralympic Games, when she competes at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. (teamusa.org, 01 Sep 2015; khon2.com, 14 Mar 2016)

Results

CompetitionEventLocationDateSeasonGenderResultRankMentions
World ChampionshipsKayak single KL1 200mGermany, Duisburg19 May 20162016Women1:16.43113Latest resultBest result
World ChampionshipsCanoe single VL1 200mGermany, Duisburg19 May 20162016Women1:18.7301Latest resultBest result
World ChampionshipsCanoe single VL1 200mItaly, Milan19 August 20152015Women1:18.5392Best result
World ChampionshipsV1 200m AGermany, Duisburg28 August 20132013Women1:31.3823Best result