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Pars defeats Murofushi, Japanese womens 4x100m Relay record falls in Kawasaki - IAAF World Challenge

09.05.2011 World

Krisztian Pars victory over Koji Murofushi and a Japanese national record in the womens 4x100m Relay were among the highlights of the Seiko Golden Grand Prix in Kawasaki, Japan, on Sunday (8).

Warm but windy conditions – sprints were run into the wind – affected the performances in the dashes at this IAAF World Challenge meeting but that didn’t keep the quartet of Saori Kitakaze (name means north wind), Momoko Takahashi, Chisato Fukushima and Kana Ichikawa from breaking the national record with a 43.39 peformance, improving the 43.58 set in Osaka in 2009.  Incidentally all revenues from ticket sales will be donated to victims of Japans recent earthquake and tsunami.

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