G7/G8

Paralympics Sports Event at the International Media Center (IMC) during the G7 Ise-Shima Summit

May 27, 2016
Japanese

  • Paralympics Sports Event at the International Media Center (IMC) during the G7 Ise-Shima Summit 1
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On May 27th, on the occasion of the G7 Ise-Shima Summit at the International Media Center (IMC), the Sports Event was held. This was as a part of the public relations activities for Japanese efforts on paralympic sport under the auspices of the Nippon Foundation Paralympic Center.

Students from a local elementary school, Sigou Elementary School (Ise City) and Nagoya International School participated in the event and deepened their understanding on Paralympic sports with guidance from former professional Paralympians.

The spouses of G7 leaders visited the event, and enjoyed an exchange with the Paralympic athletes and students such as trying blind soccer.