Kunieda to Be Considered for People’s Honor Award

The Yomiuri Shimbun
Shingo Kunieda

Recently retired wheelchair tennis player Shingo Kunieda will be considered for the People’s Honor Award, Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said Friday.

At a press conference, Matsuno revealed that Prime Minister Fumio Kishida had instructed him to consider awarding Kunieda, who won a total four gold medals in men’s wheelchair tennis at the Paralympic Games.