Daihatsu sponsors Para-Badminton International Tournament!
”HULIC・DAIHATSU Japan Para-Badminton International 2017“
Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. has announced that it will be sponsoring ”Japan Para-Badminton International“, the International Tournament for ”Para-Badminton“, which has been recognised as an official sport for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
”HULIC・DAIHATSU Japan Para-Badminton International 2017“ will be happening at Machida Gymnasium in Tokyo from 7th September (Thurs) to 10th September (Sun).
During the special sponsor segment of the ”HULIC・DAIHATSU Japan Para-Badminton International 2017“release conference organised in Tokyo on the 14th of June (Wed), Mr Hiroyuki Yokoyama, Executive Vice President of Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. stood on stage. He expressed his thoughts about the development of Para-Badminton.
He said, ”February this year, I met and spoke to Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic committee. When I asked him for advice with regards to Daihatsu’s further support towards Para-Badminton, he said that first and foremost, he wished for the work of many people towards spreading awareness of Para-Badminton. Since Daihatsu has stores spread out all over the country, I intend to utilise them and support Para-Badminton with a method incorporating a grassroots movement style.“
In addition to representatives of the sponsoring corporations, competitors selected to take part in the tournament like Osamu Nagashima (WH1 (Wheelchair) / Ranked 11th in the world), Yuma Yamazaki (WH2 (Wheelchair) / Ranked 8th in the world), Mamiko Toyoda (SU5 (Upper Limb Impairment) / Ranked 3rd in the world), Daisuke Fujiwara (SL3 (Lower Limb Impairment)/ Ranked 4th in the world) were present for the conference on this day. The four athletes representing Japan on the international stage spoke of their anticipation and ambition towards the international tournament that was to be organized in Japan for the first time.
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