Around 270 elementary and junior high school students got to meet American sprinter and Olympian Mike Rodgers on Sunday, when he coached a training event in Narita, Chiba Prefecture.

Rodgers, who participated in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, as well as hurdler Sharika Nelvis and track coach Darryl Woodson, coached the students at Nakadai Sports Park in the city, which is set to host the United States national track and field team’s pre-Olympic training camp for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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