NOZOMI TANAKA BREAKS JAPANESE RECORD IN WOMEN'S 1500M
Tokyo (August 24, 2020) - Global athletic leader New Balance is proud to announce today that Team New Balance Japan athlete Nozomi Tanaka set a new Japanese record in the women’s 1500m race at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix 2020 in TOKYO.
Tanaka, who competes for the Toyota Industries TC and is also a student at Doshisha University, finished first with a time of 4:05.27. The previous Japanese record of 4:07.86 stood for 14 years. Tanaka holds two Japanese records, in the 3000m and 1500m.
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Jennifer KeddyGlobal PR ManagerUnited StatesJennifer.Keddy@newbalance.com-