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Two Gold Medalists From Fukuoka

Two Paralympians from Fukuoka won gold medals at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. Misato Michishita, living in Dazaifu City, won the women’s marathon race for visually impaired competitors. Also, Fukuoka City-native Daiki Kajiwara won the men’s singles badminton tournament in his wheelchair at the age of 19. The games of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics officially closed on Sunday evening. Source: NHK

Photo by Japan Paralympics official Twitter

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Sports
Fukuoka Prefecture
Published: Sep 7, 2021 / Last Updated: Sep 7, 2021

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