Tomorrow's National High School Ekiden “One Team at Your Best on Tokoroji” December 21, 17:40

The opening ceremony was held in Kyoto before the National High School Ekiden, where high school runners connect with each other on the stage of Kyoto, was held on the 22nd.

The Kotino National High School Ekiden includes 47 schools that have won the preliminaries in each prefecture and 58 schools, including district representatives, for the 70th anniversary tournament.

The opening ceremony was held in Kyoto on the 22nd, and the winners of last year's winners, Kagoshima and Kamimura Gakuen, girls and Okayama and Kurashiki High School boys returned trophy and championship flags.

Next, runner Nakasu Runa, a captain of Kamimura Gakuen, swore powerfully, `` I pledge to run as a "one team" and run through the metropolitan road with all my power so that you can feel the power to live tomorrow from our running. " .

In this tournament, boys, including Kurashiki High School aiming for the second consecutive victory and Sendai Ikuei High School in Miyagi, have recorded good times of less than 2 hours and 5 minutes in qualifying rounds, and high-level races are expected. Is.

On the other hand, three women won last year's championship last year, and Kamimura Gakuen, who set a good time close to six seconds in the high school record in Kagoshima Preliminary Qualifying, was the lead candidate, and Sendai Ikuei High School, the second place last year, was also a candidate for the championship Is up.

The race will start at 10:20 am on the 22nd for girls and half past 30 pm for boys. NHK will broadcast on the integrated TV and radio No. 1, and will tell you about the race on a PC or smartphone.