On the 23rd, half a year before the Tokyo Olympics, Yoshihide Kiryu, a short-distance track and field boy, participated in an online exchange event with fans and said, "I want to run in a way that encourages many people." It was.

Athlete aiming for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, such as Kiryu and powerlifting Tetsuo Nishizaki, as well as actor Tao Tsuchiya as a support member participated in this event, and each of them expressed their current thoughts at the beginning of writing. ..

Of these, Kiryu wrote the word "movement" and said, "It's a difficult time for each person, but I wish I could move people's hearts with my own running."

In response to this, the general public who participated said, "I want you to do your best so that you can do your best," and I was excited for the upcoming Tokyo tournament six months later.

After the event, Kiryu said, "I don't know if I can practice one month ahead, but I think I have no choice but to practice now," based on the fact that the infection with the new coronavirus is spreading. I've been training, so I'd like to do my best to regain the Japanese record. And I want to run in a way that encourages many people. "