Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori plans to present a commendation to swimmer Mayumi Narita, who won six gold medals at the Sydney Paralympic Games, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasuo Fukuda said Monday.

Mori is expected to finalize the decision today.

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