All posts tagged "Shingo Kunieda"
Features/ 1 year ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Aiming to Exceed Record Medal Haul from Pyeongchang Games
Returning Japanese standout athletes from four years ago spark optimism for an even better showing at the Beijing Olympics.
Features/ 2 years ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Shingo Kunieda Adds to His Growing Legend in the Big Apple
“You’ve won a Grand Slam and a Paralympic gold medal in the space of pretty much one week,” said opponent Alfie...
Japan’s 51-Medal Haul Represents a Vibrant Collage of Great Feats and Inspiring Individuals
The host nation finished one medal shy of its Paralympic record, which was established at the 2004 Athens Games.
PARALYMPIC ROUNDUP | Shingo Kunieda Overpowers Tom Egberink to Win Third Gold Medal in Men's Singles Wheelchair Tennis
The Tokyo native adds to Beijing, London titles to solidify his place as one of Japan's greatest Paralympians.
PARALYMPIC ROUNDUP | Yui Kamiji, Shingo Kunieda Advance to Wheelchair Tennis Singles Finals
Kamiji is vying for her first Paralympic singles title, while Kunieda is one win away from his third.
PARALYMPIC ROUNDUP | War Hero Wins First-Ever Paralympic Gold Medal for Sri Lanka
“I am very happy because my main dream came true. I have no words to describe [the feeling]," said Dinesh Priyan...
PARALYMPIC ROUNDUP | Retired U.S. Naval Officer Brad Snyder Triumphs in Paratriathlon Debut
“My life’s not about winning, it’s about taking on new challenges like I did with triathlon,” Snyder said.
Five Athletes to Watch at the Paralympics
Some of the world’s most successful Para athletes are returning to the spotlight at the Tokyo Games.