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U.S. Paralympic team invites media to observe training at Yokota AB

  • August 18, 2021
  • , NHK
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NHK reported online that U.S. swimmers and track and field athletes who will compete in the Tokyo Paralympics invited the press to observe their training at Yokota AB on Wednesday. The network said about 40 swimmers and track and field athletes of Team USA have been holding pre-Paralympic training at Yokota Air Base in Fussa, Tokyo, since Aug. 11. During a press conference, swimmer McKenzie Coan, who won three individual gold medals in the 2016 Summer Paralympics, reportedly thanked the people of Japan and others who helped realize the Paralympics amid the coronavirus pandemic and expressed hope to demonstrate to the world that there are no limits to what one can do no matter what difficulties they encounter or disabilities they have.

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