Paralympic athletes took to the catwalk in Tokyo on Tuesday for the “Amputee Venus Show” which was initially scheduled to be held in conjunction with the opening of the Paralympic Games.
With the Olympics and Paralympics postponed for a yr due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the fashion show went forward anyway.
Kaede Maegawa, a Paralympian, from second left, Hitomi Onishi, a Paralympian, and Sayaka Murakami, an athlete, pose for a photograph on the finish of a fashion show dubbed “Amputee Vinus Show” they participated in Tokyo on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020.
It featured a dozen fashions who got here down the catwalk sporting the most recent fashion and prosthetic legs. Several Paralympic athletes had been among the many group, together with Kaede Maegawa who completed fourth in the lengthy leap in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympics.
The Paralympics are actually scheduled to open on Aug. 24, 2021, and will characteristic about 4,400 athletes. The Olympics are scheduled to open on July 23, 2021, with 11,000 athletes.
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