Ryuga Akaishi, 15, is a Wheelchair Basketball Player from Japan, the youngest member of the Saitama Lions sitting basketball team in Tokyo.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC)
How Jessica Gallagher became Australia's first Para alpine ski queen
In the 34 years since Australia joined the Winter Paralympic Games, no Aussie woman had ever won a medal – until Jessica Gallagher in 2010.
Paralympic 'Heroes of the Future'
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New Sport on the Block 2020: Para Taekwondo
Para Taekwondo will enter the fray at Tokyo 2020 and Team GB are already training in union and aiming high.
Paralympic Games Pictured
Review Programme: World Para Athletics - London 2017
Relive the best moments of 10 days packed with over fantastic 200 events