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    Japan at the Rio 2016 Paralympics

    Shingo Kunieda of Japan Shingo Kunieda of Japan in action in his match against Gustavo Fernandez of Argentina in Men's Wheelchair Singles - Semifinals during the Australian Open 2015 Wheelchair Championships. © • Getty Images

    ·Japan has claimed 352 medals at the Paralympic Summer Games: G114-S115-B123.

    ·Athens 2004 were Japan's most successful Paralympic Games to date, winning 17 gold medals (S15-B20).

    ·The NPC made its debut at the Tokyo 1964 Paralympic Games.

    ·Japan is in 16th place on the Summer Games' all-time medal table.

    ·Japan hosted the Paralympic Games in 1964 and will again host the event in 2020, both times in Tokyo.

    ·The NPC has been most successful in athletics, claiming 58 gold, 61 silver and 53 bronze medals.

    ·Swimmer Mayumi Narita is Japan's most successful Paralympian in individual events: G13-S3-B1.

    ·Narita's 13 individual gold medals are eight more than any other Japanese athlete, as Mineho Ozaki has five.

    ·Japan claimed 16 medals at the London 2012 Olympic Games, its fewest since claiming 12 at Heidelberg 1972.

    ·Shingo Kunieda won the gold medal in men's doubles (2004) and singles (2008 and 2012) wheelchair tennis. He also claimed the bronze medal in men's doubles at Beijing 2008.

    ·NHK and SkyPerfectTV are the rights holding broadcasters in Japan for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. More information can be found at NHK's and SkyPerfectTV's websites.

    Social Media

    NPC Japan's website.

    NPC Japan's Twitter account.

    NPC Japan's Facebook page.

    Medal Table Paralympic Games
    Year Gold Silver Bronze Total
    Total 114 115 123 352
    2012 5 5 6 16
    2008 5 14 8 27
    2004 17 15 20 52
    2000 13 17 11 41
    1996 14 10 13 37
    1992 8 7 15 30
    1988 17 12 17 46
    1984 9 7 8 24
    1980 9 10 7 26
    1976 10 6 3 19
    1972 4 5 3 12
    1968 2 2 8 12
    1964 1 5 4 10
    London 2012 gold medallists
    Athlete Sport Gold
    Akane Nakashima Goalball 1
    Akiko Adachi Goalball 1
    Eiko Kakehata Goalball 1
    Haruka Wakasugi Goalball 1
    Masae Komiya Goalball 1
    Rie Urata Goalball 1
    Kento Masaki Judo 1
    Rina Akiyama Swimming 1
    Yasuhiro Tanaka Swimming 1
    Shingo Kunieda Wheelchair Tennis 1
    Worldwide Paralympic Partners
    Go to Atos partner page
    Go to Bridgestone partner page
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    Go to Panasonic partner page
    Go to Samsung partner page
    Go to Toyota partner page
    Go to Visa partner page
    International Partners
    Go to Allianz partner page
    Go to BP partner page