• Kyodo


Having won two gold medals and one silver so far at the Beijing Winter Paralympics, Japanese Alpine sit skier Momoka Muraoka said Tuesday her desire to show her full potential on the slopes motivates her more than any rivalry.

“Of course I want to win against my rivals, but emotionally I feel stronger about skiing my best and in my own way,” Muraoka said at a news conference held at the athletes’ village in Yanqing.

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