Category: Tokyo 2020

Disability Japan Paralympics Tokyo 2020

Ex-LDP Exec Tanigaki to Join Tokyo Govt Team on Paralympics

“As a member of the team, Tanigaki will join discussions on improving barrier-free access ahead of the summer games.”

Disability Japan Paralympics Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Marathon event classes announced

“The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Marathon event will feature a total of five classes, including a class for men and women with visual impairments (T12), male amputees (T46), and men and women’s wheelchair users  (T54). Athletes with visual impairment will be allowed to be accompanied by a guide runner. The players must hold the elbows of the guide runners or hold on the ropes and run, as they must not be separated by more than 50 cm.”