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The Japan Rugby Football Union on Wednesday targeted at least a berth in the last eight of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan and medals in both men’s and women’s sevens at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Its new strategic plan was an upward revision of the previous 2010 version, which only aimed at reaching the last eight at the 2019 World Cup and had no mention of Olympic targets.

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