Soejima during the 2009 Boston Marathon
|Track and field (athletics)|
|Bronze||2004 Athens||4x400m - T53-54|
Marathon[change | change source]
In 2011, he won the wheelchair division of the New York City Marathon. He completed the course in 1 hour 31 minutes 41 seconds (1:31:41). He dedicated his race to the children in Japan, who were affected by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Paralympics[change | change source]
In the 4x400m relay in 2004, he won a bronze medal.
References[change | change source]
- Otis, John. "A First and a Record in the Wheelchair Divisions", November 7, 2011; retrieved 2011-11-7.
- International Paralympic Committee (IPC), Soejima; retrieved 2011-11-7.