Waseda student Yuzuru Hanyu to receive prestigious People’s Honor Award

Receiving prestigious People’s Honor Award

Figure Skater
The School of Human Sciences(e-School)

Yuzuru Hanyu

On June 1, it was officially announced that Yuzuru Hanyu, figure skater and student from the Faculty of Human Sciences (e-school online degree program) at Waseda University, will be receiving the People’s Honor Award. The award is a commendation bestowed by the Prime Minister of Japan on its people in recognition of their high accomplishments in fields such as sports and the arts. In addition, the Olympic gold medalist for two consecutive Olympic games will not only be the first ever figure skater to receive the award, but also the historic youngest to receive it in Japan.

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