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JAAF Announces Last-Chance Olympic Marathon Standards: 2:05:49 and 2:22:22

We hereby announce the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Marathon Team qualifying standards for the MGC Final Challenge.

men: 2:05:49
women: 2:22:22

These times are one second faster than the fastest times run by Japanese men and women within the MGC Race qualifying period. The fastest athlete under these standards at one of the MGC Final Challenge series races will earn the third and final spot on the Tokyo 2020 team following the two to be decided at September's MGC Race. MGC Final Challenge series races:

Men:

  • 73rd Fukuoka International Marathon
  • Tokyo Marathon 2020
  • 75th Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon

Women:

  • 5th Saitama International Marathon
  • 39th Osaka International Women's Marathon
  • Nagoya Women's Marathon 2020
For more information on the overall Tokyo 2020 Olympic team qualification process please click here.

The official MGC site:  http://www.mgc42195.jp/

source press release:
https://www.jaaf.or.jp/news/article/12712/
translated and edited by Brett Larner

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