The Covid-19 pandemic caused the Tokyo Olympics to be postponed for a year, allowing Japanese boxer and nurse Arisa Tsubata a chance to qualify. Photo: Behrouz Mehri/AFP The Covid-19 pandemic caused the Tokyo Olympics to be postponed for a year, allowing Japanese boxer and nurse Arisa Tsubata a chance to qualify. Photo: Behrouz Mehri/AFP
The Covid-19 pandemic caused the Tokyo Olympics to be postponed for a year, allowing Japanese boxer and nurse Arisa Tsubata a chance to qualify. Photo: Behrouz Mehri/AFP
Wellness

How Covid-19 gave Japanese boxing nurse a fighting chance to enter the Tokyo Olympics

  • Arisa Tsubata took up boxing to lose weight after becoming a nurse, and won a national championship after two years
  • Because of the pandemic, the Tokyo Olympics have been postponed for a year, giving her a better chance to qualify

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The Covid-19 pandemic caused the Tokyo Olympics to be postponed for a year, allowing Japanese boxer and nurse Arisa Tsubata a chance to qualify. Photo: Behrouz Mehri/AFP The Covid-19 pandemic caused the Tokyo Olympics to be postponed for a year, allowing Japanese boxer and nurse Arisa Tsubata a chance to qualify. Photo: Behrouz Mehri/AFP
The Covid-19 pandemic caused the Tokyo Olympics to be postponed for a year, allowing Japanese boxer and nurse Arisa Tsubata a chance to qualify. Photo: Behrouz Mehri/AFP
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