August 31, 2016
The Shia Prefecture Office located near Kyoto will entrust a sports ambassador to Yamada Kosui, 35, a prefectural police staff, who resides at Hikone-shi in the prefecture.
The entrustment will be granted at a meeting place of the prefecture schoolchildren judo meet to be held in Otsu-shi on September 4.
Yamada lost hearing for a high fever at 0 years old. He, who started judo in an elementary school, participated in interscholastic athletic meets.
Yamada won a gold medal for judo in less than 100 kilograms class at the 21st Summer Deaflympics" in Taipei in 2009. He's making an effort toward upbringing of young judoists at present.