Message

We received messages of support and encouragement for LGBT athletes and youths from current and former athletes. These messages are being sent to LGBT athletes and youths in the hope that they will promote better understanding in the world of sports of the LGBT community.

Participating athletes
大滝麻未(女子サッカー元日本代表)、藤田安澄(女子フットサル元日本代表)、小比類巻貴之(小比類巻道場 代表)、初瀬勇輔(パラリンピック・柔道日本代表)、安達阿記子(ロンドンパラリンピック・ゴールボール日本代表)、川村慎(日本ラグビーフットボール選手会・副会長)、畠山健介(日本ラグビーフットボール選手会・会長)、太田雄貴(日本フェンシング協会・会長)、ナイジェル・オーエンス(2019年ラグビーW杯・レフェリー)

Participating athletes
<Participating LGBT athletes>
Former volleyball player Nanae Takizawa and German soccer player Shiho Shimoyamada

<Participating Ally Athletes>
m Kuniko Obinata, former Olympic fencer for the Japanese national team Kenta Chida, former Olympic swimmer for the Japanese national team Hanae Ito, former Paralympic ice hockey player for the Japanese national team Daisuke Uehara, former rugby national team player Takeshi Nozawa, former professional marathon runner Yuko Arimori