Category: Para Sports

Disability Japan Para Sports Paralympics

Japan’s Matheson to Run for IPC Board Member

Japanese Paralympic medalist Miki Matheson is among the 25 candidates for members at large of the International Paralympic Committee’s Governing Board, the IPC said Monday.

Disability Japan Para Sports Paralympics Tokyo 2020

Despite being “safe and secure” Tokyo Olympic Committee President Hashimoto refrains calling event a success with Paralympics in mind

Seiko Hashimoto said the highest priority was given to ensuring they were delivered in a “safe and secure” manner by putting anti-coronavirus measures in place. She refrained, however, from declaring the event a success with an eye on the approaching Paralympics.

Disability Japan Para Sports Paralympics

Tochigi stadium designed for Para Sports deemed to have made ‘Insufficient Barrier Free Measures’

The Tochigi stadium does not meet the standards of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) because the view of the wheelchair seats is blocked when spectators in the front row stand up. The ramp leading to the entrance of the spectator seating area is long, and some people have pointed out that it is dangerous. Some people are concerned about the impact on disabled athletes and are calling for renovations.