Naoko Takahashi will be out to avenge her loss to Ethiopia’s Elfenesh Alemu when she runs in her first competitive full marathon in two years at this month’s Tokyo International Women’s Marathon.

Organizers on Tuesday named Sydney Olympic champion Takahashi and 2003 winner Alemu among 16 invitees who will take part in the race that starts and finishes at National Stadium on Nov. 20.

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