Ryota Yamagata, who set a new Japanese record of 9.95 in the men's 100 meters, was announced as a participant in the Japan Championships in Athletics, which will be held from the 24th of this month as a representative of the Tokyo Olympics. Former Japanese record holder Sani Brown Abdul Hakim and other players who are said to be the strongest in history have all entered.
The 105th Japan Championships in Athletics will be held at Yanmar Stadium Nagai in Osaka City from the 24th of this month for 4 days.
This is a notable tournament that will be selected as a representative of the Tokyo Olympics, and on the 10th, the Japan Association of Athletics Federations announced the competitors and the competition schedule.
Among them, the men's 100 meters of interest include Yamagata, who set a new Japanese record of 9.95 seconds on the 6th of this month, and Sani Brown, who was the former Japanese record holder and has a personal best of 9.97 seconds. There were four players in the 9-second range, such as Yoshihide Kiryu and Yuki Koike at 9:98.
In addition, players who are close to the 9-second range, such as Shuhei Tada, who marked his personal best of 10 seconds 01, and Aska Cambridge, who was 10 seconds 03, also participated this month, and the strongest member in history will go around the representatives of 3 slots. It is expected to compete fiercely.
The men's 100-meter race will be qualifying and semi-final on the 24th of this month, the first day of the tournament, and the final will be held on the second day of the tournament, at 8:30 pm on the 25th.
Athletes such as Yamagata who have already broken the standard record for participation in the Olympics will be nominated as representatives on the spot if they are in the third place.