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WR Holder Kazami Wins Shibamata 100 km

Nao Kazami (Aisan Kogyo), the undisputed world report holder within the males’s 100 km, took one other title Saturday in Tokyo with a win on the Shibamata 100 km. Working two laps of a 25 km out-and-back course alongside the Edo River in excessive humidity however reasonable temperatures, Kazami had firm from Hiroki Takashima (GASC) and the debuting Junpei Yamaguchi (Eldoreso) by way of 60 km, all three passing midway in 3:17 flat and holding the tempo regular for the following 10 km. 

Takashima was the primary to fall off simply after 60 km, and a surge from Kazami simply earlier than 65 km was sufficient to place Yamaguchi away. Kazami lined the 5 km from 65 to 70 km in 18:34, a couple of minute quicker than his splits as much as that time, and whereas he slowed incrementally the remainder of the away he nonetheless had it in him to drop a unfavorable cut up of over two minutes to win in 6:31:47. 
After getting dropped Yamaguchi, pictured above, stayed sturdy to take 2nd in 6:39:16, simply cracking the 4:00 min/km barrier. Takashima had an agonizing ultimate third of the race, slowing to nearly 33 minutes for five km by the tip however hanging on to third in 7:21.40. Ladies’s outcomes had been unavailable as of this writing however can be added when obtainable.

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