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IKEZAKI Daisuke: “It was just the most disappointing moment of my career.”

Japanese wheelchair rugby legend IKEZAKI Daisuke wanted a gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics in 2021. Badly. And he knew his team were good enough. So a second successive bronze was not only soul-destroying but also left him hungrier for “the medal that shines most” at Paris 2024.

IKEZAKI Daisuke: “It was just the most disappointing moment of my career.”

Japanese wheelchair rugby legend IKEZAKI Daisuke wanted a gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics in 2021. Badly. And he knew his team were good enough. So a second successive bronze was not only soul-destroying but also left him hungrier for “the medal that shines most” at Paris 2024.

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