Kengo Suzuki, who won the first victory at the Lake Biwa Marathon on February 28, marking a new record of 2 hours, 4 minutes and 56 seconds, held a press conference on the morning of March 1 at the dawn of the night. I'm gradually realizing that I've set a record, "he said.
The 25-year-old Suzuki won the Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon on the 28th, setting a new record of 2 hours, 4 minutes and 56 seconds, which is the first time for a Japanese player to reach the 2 hours and 4 minutes range.
Suzuki held a press conference in Otsu City on the morning of the day after the achievement of the feat, and gradually realized that he had set a new record in Japan after seeing various people contacting him and being featured in the media. I'm doing it, "he said with joy.
Regarding the factor that set a new record in Japan, "I was able to achieve the record by strengthening with weight training and speed training last year and continuing the practice without major injuries. It is important to accumulate steadily every day. I think. "
On top of that, regarding future goals, "I want to do my best to catch up with my seniors for the Paris Olympics three years from now. I still lack toughness in practice and racing, so I can withstand the shaking in stronger training and racing. I want to seek the strength to be able to do it, "he said.