Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Watch the International Chiba Ekiden Live Online (updated)

The 2011 International Chiba Ekiden, featuring twelve teams from ten countries, takes place tomorrow, Nov. 23, and will be broadcast live on Fuji TV from 1:00 p.m. to 3:25 p.m. Japan time.  Overseas viewers should be able to watch online for free via Keyhole TV, available here.  JRN plans to be on-site and to offer live English commentary via Twitter @JRNLive.  Follow to keep track of all the action.

Update: Start lists available here.

2011 International Chiba Ekiden Field
12 teams, six stages, 42.195 km
click here for complete entry lists

Teams and Member Highlights
Australia - Georgie Clarke, Lisa Corrigan
Canada - Taylor Milne, Dayna Pidhoresky
Chiba Pref. - Yusuke Sato
Czech Republic - Jan Kreisinger
Japan - Kensuke Takezawa, Yuichiro Ueno, Tetsuya Yoroizaka, Yuriko Kobayashi, Hitomi Niiya, Kasumi Nishihara
Japanese Univ. Select Team - Takehiro Deki, Suguru Osako, Risa Takenaka, Hikari Yoshimoto
Kenya - Thomas Longosiwa, Patrick Mwikya, Janeth Kisa
New Zealand - Matthew Smith, Lisa Robertson
Poland - Michal Kazamarek, Lidia Chojecka
Romania - Marius Ionescu
Russia - Anatoly and Evgeny Rybakov, Elena Korobkina, Natalia Popkova, Elizaveta Grechishnikova, Elena Zahorozhnaya
U.S.A. - Robert Chesert, Christo Landry, Bobby Mack, Josh Moen, Emily Brown, Janet Cherobon-Bawcom

1 comment:

Sean Williams said...

Go Australia