The 18-year-old simstjärnan, like last year, took six gold in the Asian games, was one of Japan's largest guldhopp ahead of the OLYMPIC games in Tokyo. Now when she told me that she was affected by cancer were most japanese of Ikees fate, and felt with her, while the minister Sakurada instead talked about ”disappointment”.Japan's OLYMPICS minister, The Sakurada has got back from his insensitive remarks ok the Ikee.
– She is a potential gold medalist, an active which we have great expectations, I'm really disappointed, " said Sakurada.
– When a person takes the medals, she can lift the whole team. I'm a bit worried that this may dampen the enthusiasm.
Sakurada received criticism for their statements and then asked to apologize for the insensitive comments.
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