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Hong Kong Marathon: Tokyo Olympic Games could remain a dream for local female marathon runners fears coach

S.China Morning Post Saturday, 16 February 2019
Hong Kong coach Shinetsu Murao warned that the odds are against his marathon runners who are eager to make their appearance at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The Japanese coach, who led leading runner Christy Yiu Kit-ching to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, said the world governing body intended to cut down the size for the next Games with a qualifying standard that could be too difficult for his charges to reach. “The qualifying mark for the Rio Games was easy,” said Murao on the eve of...
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