Aira Kinoshita selected to represent Paris Paralympic swimming competition. 17-year-old from Suita City, Osaka.

She started swimming when she was 2 years old. This will be her first time competing in the Paralympics.. She broke her Japanese records in four events, including the 200m freestyle and 200m individual medley at her first international competition. In November, she set new Asian records in the 200M freestyle, 200m Individual Medley.