October 25 2022
KOCHI – Ahead of the national “Ablympics” competition to be held in November, a pep rally was held at the prefectural office for the three athletes who will represent Kochi Prefecture in the event.
The Ablympics are held every year to promote employment for people with disabilities by enhancing the skills they have developed in the workplace.
On the 25th, three athletes who will represent Kochi Prefecture in next month’s national Ablympics competition visited the prefectural government.
Vice Governor Hiroyuki Inoue handed the prefectural flag to the athletes and encouraged them to “show the results of your daily practice and represent the prefecture with confidence.
After the meeting, Kazuya Kano, who will be competing in the “coffee shop service” event, expressed his enthusiasm, saying, “I will do my best to be as calm and collected as I usually am in practice.
Ryo Matsudaira, who will be competing in the “Building Cleaning” event, said, “I will be nervous, but I will remember what I have learned in the workplace and do my best to win the gold award.
The national “Ablympics” competition will be held in Chiba City for three days from the 4th of next month.
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