JAPAN 7 DAYS / Archives
Jun. 22, Fri.
Japanese javelin thrower ready for Olympics in father's homeland
With only a month left before the London Olympics, Genki Dean and the rest of Japan's track and field team are in the final stages of their preparations. Dean's been riding a wave of momentum this year, including a victory over the 12-time winner of the Japan Championships to qualify for the London Games.
The upcoming competition holds special meaning for Dean because his father is British. We'll learn how that affects the way he looks at the Games and find out why he thinks he's done so well in 2012.
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- Government decides to restart Ohi nuclear power plant