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Steven Toyoji

Track and Field

Toyoji
  • 2008

Name: Steven Toyoji
Sport: Track and Field
Event: 400m, 800m, 1500m
Current Residence: San Francisco, California
College: University of Arizona '09; San Jose State University '15

Paralympic Experience:

· 2008 Paralympic Games, 5th (Marathon), 7th (400m)

Major Achievements:

· 2013: IPC World Championships, silver (400m), bronze (800m, 1500m)
· 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: IPC World Championships, 4th (5,000m), 5th (1500m), 6th place (400m), 8th place (800m)

Personal

Steven Toyoji graduated from Redmond High School in 2004, where he competed in wheelchair basketball and track and field all four years. Toyoji continued competing in track at the University of Arizona, graduating in 2009 with a degree in Business Administration. In 2015, he received his MA in Child and Adolescent Development from San Jose State University 

When not training or competing, Toyoji enjoys traveling, playing wheelchair rugby, fishing, reading, and watching Seattle Seahawks football.