Track and Field
Steven Toyoji graduated from Redmond High School (Redmond, Wash.) in 2004, where he competed in wheelchair basketball and track and field all four years. Toyoji currently attends the University of Arizona, where he expects to graduate in winter 2009 with a degree in marketing.
In Bejing, Toyoji competed in three events, including the 400m T52, 800m T52 and the men's marathon T52.
Toyoji earned the Lions Club Community Service Award in 2001 and the Colt Maxwell Courage Award in 2001. In 2003, he was Homecoming King at Redmond High School.
When not training or competing, Toyoji enjoys fishing, golf, reading and watching Seattle Seahawks football.
- 2008: U.S. Paralympic Team member, Track & Field - Paralympic Games, Beijing, China
- 2008: First place, Quad Division - Los Angeles Marathon, Los Angeles, Calif.
- 2008: Second place, 10k Quad Division - Peachtree Road Race, Atlanta, Ga.
- 2008: Second place, 12k Quad Division - Bloomsday Road Race, Spokane, Wash.
- 2008: Second place, 10k Quad Division - Long Island Road Race, Long Island, N.Y.
- 2007: Second place, 10k Quad Division - Peachtree Road Race, Atlanta, Ga.
- 2007: Second place, 12k Quad Division - Bloomsday Road Race, Spokane, Wash.
- 2006: Fourth place, 5,000m; fifth place, 1,500m; sixth place, 400m; eighth place, 800m - IPC World Championships, Assen, The Netherlands