Prefecture honors Deaf local athlete

April 27, 2017

Yoshida Sho (photo), who works in the National Hospital Organization Saga Hospital in Saga Prefecture located in Japan's southern island, is an amateur sports player at a world level. 

He was selected by the Prefecture Office as the best athlete on April 26.

Yoshida has been unofficially selected to the national men volleyball team for the Deaflympics in Turkey in July. 

He commented, "I'd like to do my best at the Deafympics  in order to make a good report". 

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