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Japanese Paralympians Show Prowess at Beijing Games
Sit Skiers Momoka Muraoka (Right), Taiki Morii Pose for Photos with Paralympic Medals after Arriving at Narita International Airport in Chiba Prefecture
Japanese athletes won seven medals at the 2022 Beijing Winter Paralympics in the Chinese capital and surrounding areas in March. Female sit skier Momoka Muraoka clinched three gold and one silver medals, becoming the first Japanese Paralympian to earn four career golds. Taiki Kawayoke, 21, won a gold medal in men's standing cross-country skiing, breaking the Japan record for the youngest male Winter Paralympic gold medalist. Male sit skier Taiki Morii won two bronze medals.