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Edion Distance Challenge Streaming and Preview


Thursday's Edion Distance Challenge meet at Osaka's Nagai Stadium will be streamed live starting at 11:50 a.m. local time. The program includes 3 heats of men's 5000 m, 2 heats of women's 3000 m, 5 heats of women's 5000 m and 2 heats of women's 10000 m. Given that the 10000 m national championships are happening Sunday, the women's 5000 m fast heat is the top race of the day. Its field has 8 Kenyan women, 1 Ethiopian, and 17 Japanese women, with the fastest being:
  • Tabitha Njeri Kamau (Mitsui Sumitomo Kaijo) - 14:48.26
  • Judy Jepngetich Chepaskwony (Shiseido) - 14:50.20
  • Agnes Mwikali Mutuku (Kyocera) - 14:51.35
  • Esther Muthoni (Nitori) - 14:58.03
Top Japanese entrants include Yuma Yamamoto and Chikako Mori of last month's Queens Ekiden national champ Sekisui Kagaku. Complete start lists and the meet program.

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