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'Tanzanian and Japanese Athletes Run For Peace With Burundian Refugees'

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The Japanese version of this article mentions that among the Waseda Univ. students who ran with Ikangaa and Seko were two members of this year's Hakone Ekiden team, 5th stage runner Masayuki Miwa and anchor Itaru Sando. Seko is Waseda's most famous running alumnus.

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