Category: Tokyo 2020

Disability Japan Paralympics Tokyo 2020

Eyes on Tokyo 2020 / Para legend Tsuchida takes on new challenge

““Understanding of both para-sports and disabilities will not progress without deeper public exposure,” she said, expressing her hope that the Tokyo Games will further boost conditions for disabled athletes. “We hope our performances lead to better understanding of disabilities.” ”

Disability Japan Paralympics Tokyo 2020

Swimming club highlights need to change Japanese society’s attitudes towards disability

“Amid growing public attention and heightened expectations for athletes with impairments ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, critics argue that not many people with a disability in Japan regularly exercise or play sports due to limited opportunities compared with those for people without a disability.”