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Father Shizo Kanaguri ba image of marathon in Japan

Shizo Kanaguri (1891-1983) from Nagomi-machi (relief town) participated in men marathon of the fifth Stockholm meeting as the Japanese first Olympian. We made an effort for holding of "Tokyo-Hakone collegiate ekiden" (Tokyo-Hakone collegiate ekiden) and concentrated power on promotion, development of sports for life. Distance that ran about for life is said to be about 250,000 kilos, earth six laps and a quarter, and the word "physical strength, *ryoku, effort" is well known. We attract attention as main character of NHK Taiga Drama Series "idaten - Tokyo Olympic story (banashi) ..." in 2019.

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