By Barrier Free Japan with extracts from Jiji & Kyodo
August 3 2021
TOKYO – Members of the French swimming team on Tuesday became the first group of athletes to arrive in Japan for the Tokyo Paralympics. The French swimming team that will participate in the Tokyo Paralympics, which will open on August 24, arrived at Narita Airport on the morning of August 3.
A total of thirteen people, eight players and five staff members arrived in Japan. They waved to the press and said “Hello” in Japanese. The team will hold a pre-training camp in Kanazawa City, as officials have confirmed they have all tested negative for COVID-19 following their arrival at Narita airport near Tokyo.
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