Hifumi Suzuki

Hifumi Suzuki (born 18 December 1957) is a Japanese Paralympic archer who competed at four different games and gained several medals.

Hifumi Suzuki
Personal information
Born18 December 1957 (1957-12-18) (age 63)
Medal record
Women's archery
Representing  Japan
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta Individual W2
Silver medal – second place 1984 New York &
Stoke Mandeville
Double FITA Round Paraplegic
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta Teams Open
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona Individual AR2
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Teams Open


Suzuki was born in 1957. She shoots with a recurve bow in the Paralympic W2 class for paraplegics. She first competed at the 1984 Summer Paralympics. She also went to the paralympics in 1992 and 1996. At the 1996 Paralympics in Atlanta, she won an individual gold medal[1][2] as well as a silver medal in the women's team open event alongside Shigeko Matsueda and Masako Yonezawa.[3] She also competed in 2000 where she won a bronze medal women's teams open event alongside Naomi Isozaki and Masako Yonezawa.[4]


  1. ^ Archery at the 1996 Summer Paralympics (Atlanta) from the International Paralympic Committee (archived)
  2. ^ "Hifumi Suzuki - Archery | Paralympic Athlete Profile". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
  3. ^ "Atlanta 1996 - archery - womens-teams-open". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 23 October 2020.
  4. ^ "Sydney 2000 - archery - womens-teams-open". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 19 August 2020.

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