The host nation earned three marathon medals, with Misato Michishita winning the women's T12 race, while Daiki Kajiwara, Sarina Satomi and Yuma Yamazaki collected badminton golds.
The Tokyo native adds to Beijing, London titles to solidify his place as one of Japan's greatest Paralympians.
She is aiming for a medal in all three categories present at the Games: singles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles.
Kamiji is vying for her first Paralympic singles title, while Kunieda is one win away from his third.
The 39-year-old is Japan’s first boccia medalist in an individual Paralympic Games event.
Sugiura, who contemplated retiring when she reached the half-century mark last year, built a 20-second lead by the halfway point of the women’s road time trial...
“I am very happy because my main dream came true. I have no words to describe [the feeling]," said Dinesh Priyan Herath Mudiyanselage.
The first-time Paralympian, a 20-year-old who was diagnosed with autism as a young boy, set a world record in the preliminary round.
“My life’s not about winning, it’s about taking on new challenges like I did with triathlon,” Snyder said.
The vision-impaired Karasawa explained: “The fellow runner is the eyes of the athlete and the strategic brain, making his role an important one for how to...
The 40-year-old from Amman who owns a pair of silver medals from 2008 and 2016, raises his profile with victory in the men’s under-49 kg final.
Fond of competition, Greco told Paralympics Australia in 2019 that her favorite quote is the following: “You don’t know what you’re capable of until you’re in...