Ms. Kaede MAEGAWA of Team KAITEKI has been chosen to run the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic torch relay. She will pass along the Olympic frame as it travels across Tsu-city, Mie-prefecture, on April 8th, 2020. The expectation has been running high since it was reported that Ms. Maegawa would enter the women’s long jump (class: T63) in Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. (Ms. Kaede MAEGAWA qualified for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, waits for an official decision)
Ms. Maegawa described her enthusiasm and excitement for the event: “It is a huge honor to be appointed to run the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic torch relay and to participate in such a fantastic event. I sincerely hope to be a part of this monumental occasion in passing on the sacred frame for the Games in my home country, Japan. I think that the Olympic frame means a great deal for so many people. As one of those who relay such a spirit, I will appreciate every step and am committed to make it a phenomenal run.”
*Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games is going to be held between August 25 and September 6, 2020.