• Kyodo


Like other athletes and students around the world, the coronavirus pandemic has forced Paralympian Monika Seryu to review her priorities and make changes.

The 22-year-old, who was eighth in her 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympics canoe event, has been selected to compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games. But the one-year postponement has thrown both her training plans and her education timetable into disarray.

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