Category: Para Sports

Disability Japan Para Sports Paralympics Tokyo 2020

Japan’s Paralympian “Ironman”, Tomoya Ito, will compete using a wheelchair developed using ‘Formula One’ technology

Tomoya Ito, a Paralympic athlete who will represent Japan in para athletics, also known as track and field, will use a new racing wheelchair incorporating Formula One technology.

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.