The world's top para athletes have continued their preparations for Tokyo despite logistical hurdles and continuing unease over the event's safety in the midst of the pandemic.
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As the 100-day countdown to the event begins, Andrew Parsons says reduced headcounts and anti-coronavirus countermeasures will ensure the safety of participants and the Japanese public.
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For many, the incident is a haunting reminder of harassment and attacks that many Asian Americans have been facing across the U.S. during the pandemic.
"We are focusing on the games going ahead," IPC President Andrew Parsons said, prior to marking 200 days until the opening of the world's biggest event for athletes with disabilities.
The decorated World War II veteran, a towering figure in the U.S. legislative branch, was known for his efforts toward deepening Japan-U.S. relations.
One counseling service saw daily queries jump from around 200 to about 1,800 shortly after the death of popular actress Yuko Takeuchi in an apparent suicide.
Ileana Rodriguez hopes the team of up to six athletes will inspire refugees and asylum-seekers around the world.