• Kyodo


Highly touted Shingo Suetsugu won the men’s 200 meters with a Japanese record of 20.03 seconds, shaving the previous record by 0.13 second on Saturday, the second day of the three-day National Track and Field Championships.

It was the 23-year-old’s first victory in two years and his second overall. The previous record of 20.16 was set in 1998 by Koji Ito.

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