Eiko Kakehata and Norika Hagiwara combined for five goals in the opening half, providing a big offensive spark for the hosts.
Kamiji is vying for her first Paralympic singles title, while Kunieda is one win away from his third.
After the athlete’s hand was amputated, she said, “It really hit me. I was blown away by these people competing, smiling, crying, being part of something...
The 29-year-old Omara Durand Elias’ unbeaten streak began in 2011.
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...
In addition to being a silver medal-winning Paralympian, Stutzman is also a motivational speaker and a single dad to three boys.
“I am very happy because my main dream came true. I have no words to describe [the feeling]," said Dinesh Priyan Herath Mudiyanselage.
The national hero achieved his goal of winning the Paralympic title and dedicating it to his late coach.
After initially announcing that the Afghanistan Paralympic Committee couldn’t secure the safe departure of two athletes from Kabul, developments in recent days made it happen.
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.