Japan Championships in Athletics Opening Today Pay attention to men's 100 meters, etc. October 1, 7:07

The Japan Championships on land will start in Niigata City on the 1st.

The men's 100 meters will be qualifying and semi-final from the first day, and attention is paid to the running of top-level players in Japan such as Yoshihide Kiryu and Yuki Koike who have a record of 9.98 seconds.

Due to the influence of the new coronavirus, the Japan Championships on land will be held at Big Swan Stadium in Niigata City for 1 to 3 days with a delay of about 3 months. Will participate.

Of these, Kiryu and Koike, who have a record of 9 seconds, and Aska Cambridge, who set a personal best of 10 seconds 03 this season, will participate in the men's 100 meters.

Qualifying and semi-finals will be held on the first day of the first day, and eight players will be decided to advance to the final on the second day.

While each player has positioned it as the biggest goal of the season, we are paying attention to the running of the top level players in Japan.

Men and women javelin throws are held in field events.

The female player, Haruka Kitaguchi, is the 66-meter Japanese record holder, and this record is equivalent to a silver medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Last month it set a good record in the 63-meter range, raising expectations for a world-class throw.

For boys, Genki Dean, who threw more than 84 meters at the August tournament, is also noteworthy.

NHK will tell you about the game on general TV and BS1 during the tournament.