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We support athlete Maya Nakanishi

Maya Nakanishi

Maya Nakanishi

Through watching and supporting parasports, we as a company not only deepen the bonds among our employees, but also stimulate their interest in parasports by sharing the courage, excitement, and pride, and communicate information about Maya Nakanishi's activities both inside and outside the company as a symbol of our company, thereby promoting and understanding of parasports and promoting diversity.

Nakanishi and Hankyu Travel International Co., Ltd. President Sakai

Maya Nakanishi

Maya Nakanishi

Through watching and supporting parasports, we as a company not only deepen the bonds among our employees, but also stimulate their interest in parasports by sharing the courage, excitement, and pride, and communicate information about Maya Nakanishi's activities both inside and outside the company as a symbol of our company, thereby promoting and understanding of parasports and promoting diversity.

Nakanishi and Hankyu Travel International Co., Ltd. President Sakai

– Profile of Maya Nakanishi –

◆ Born June 3, 1985 in Fukushima Ward, Osaka City
◆ Track and field athlete (participated in three Paralympic Games)
◆ Affiliation: Hankyu Travel International
◆ Records: Long jump (T64) 5m 70 (2nd in the world ranking, Japanese record and Asian record holder)
・Moved to Yufu City, Oita Prefecture as a child, where she spent her student days
・Participated in the Inter-High School Soft Tennis Tournament in high school
・Met with an accident at her workplace, which resulted in the amputation of her right leg below the knee, in 2006.
・Started track and field in 2007
・In 2008, she moved to the U.S. for about four years to train under Al Joyner, gold medalist in the triple jump at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.
・Hankyu Travel International started supporting Ms. Nakanishi in 2014
・She was made a Hankyu Travel International affiliated athlete in 2020  She received the "Award for distinguished service to sport" from the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology * Hankyu Travel International also received the "Group award distinguished service to sport"
・ She is currently training in Oita and Osaka, aiming to win a medal at the 2021 Tokyo Paralympics.

– Major Achievements –

  • 2008Took 6th place in 100m and 4th place in 200m at the Beijing Paralympics
  • 2012Took part in the London Paralympics
  • 2016Took 4th place in the long jump at the Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games
  • 2017Won the bronze medal in the long Jump at the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017
  • 2018Won the gold medal in the long Jump at the Asian Para Games 2018
  • 2019Won the gold medal in the long jump at the World Para Athletics Dubai 2019 (unofficial selection for the 2021 Paralympics in Tokyo)
  • 2020Took 1st place in the Long Jump at the 31st Japan Para Athletics Championships (set Japanese and Asian record for 3rd time with 5m70)
Photo: Masumi Mizuno
Photo: Masumi Mizuno
  • SDGS
  • SDGS
  • SDGS

Past activities

Participation in marathon volunteering

Participation in marathon volunteering

  • SDGS
  • SDGS

Nineteen Group employees participated as marathon volunteers for the "35th Sasayama ABC Marathon", held in Sasayama City, Hyogo Prefecture, on March 1, 2015. The volunteers supplied the runners with water and sponges and gave them their support as they put all their effort into running the course in the pouring rain.

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