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Japan’s 14-year-old swimming phenomenon Miyuki Yamada made history Wednesday at the Tokyo Paralympics as the country’s youngest medalist, and now she says her focus is squarely on enjoying every moment in the pool.

Yamada is the youngest athlete in Japan’s 254-member team at the Tokyo Paralympics, and she captured the country’s first medal on home turf, taking silver in the women’s 100-meter backstroke S2 class.

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