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Japan Withdraws From World University Cross-Country Championships

Thank you for your ongoing support. It has been decided that the Japanese national team will not take part in the 22nd World University Cross-Country Championships in Mar. 7 Marrakech, Morocco as originally planned.

We regret the inconvenience and disappointment this will cause to the student athletes, coaches and supporters who had planned to participate, but we ask for your understanding. Due to the worldwide spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, consideration was given to the danger of infection and health risks posed to the athletes and staff members.

source article:
https://iuau.jp/ev2019/22wuxc/22wuxc_chushi.pdf
translated by Brett Larner

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TokyoRacer said…
No, don't want to go to Morocco, that hotbed of infection, where there have been...oh, zero cases.

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