Beijing 2022 Winter Games Special
- Beijing 2022 Winter Games Special
At the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games,
nine Osaka-related athletes competed and performed brilliantly.
In honor of their achievements, these athletes were presented with the Impressive Osaka Grand Prize or the Impressive Osaka Award.
Impressive Osaka Grand Prize Winner
・ Olympics (1 person)
|Riku Miura||Figure skating (team event)||Bronze|
|Figure skating (pair skating)||7th place|
Impressive Osaka Award Winners
・ Olympics (3 people)
|Hikaru Yamashita||Ice hockey (women)||6th place|
|Shogo Miyata||Short track speed skating (men's 5000 m relay)||8th place|
・ Paralympics (2 people)
|Noriko Kamiyama||Alpine skiing (women's downhill standing)||8th place|
|Alpine skiing (women's slalom standing)||8th place|
|Keiji Okamoto||Snowboard (men's snowboard cross SB-LL2)||8th place|
About the Impressive Osaka Grand Prize (Governor's Award)
This award is given to those who have made a positive impression on the prefecture’s citizens and a significant contribution to the prefecture’s policies, such as by achieving excellent results at world-class sports competitions and events.
(This time the award was presented to the medalist of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.)
About the Impressive Osaka Award (Governor's Award)
This award is given to those who are outside the scope for the Impressive Osaka Grand Prize but who the governor deems worthy of being commended.
(This time the award was presented to the winners of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.)
On Monday, April 11, 2022, the governor presented the Impressive Osaka Grand Prize and the Impressive Osaka Award to athletes associated with Osaka who achieved outstanding results at the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
See this link for details.