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Shingo Suetsugu, bronze medalist in men’s 200 meters at the recent athletics World Championships, has decided not to take part in the upcoming Super Track and Field meet in order to nurse his injured leg, the Japan Association of Athletics Federations said Friday.

Suetsugu was not named to the list of athletes for the Sept. 23 meet at International Stadium Yokohama announced the same day and will not be competing, but has agreed to take part in ceremonial events, officials said.

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