[속보] Joo-han Oh, Athletics Marathon, Why abstain from Tokyo Olympics?

Athletics marathon (photo-kbs broadcast capture)

Joo-han Oh abstained from the athletics marathon during the race.

Born in Kenya, a mid- and long-distance powerhouse in Africa, Oh Joo-han obtained Korean citizenship in September 2018. The Tokyo Olympics will be the first Olympics for Koreans to wear the Taegeuk mark.

Oh Joo-han participated in the 42.195km marathon race held at Odori Park in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan at 7 am on the 8th.

However, in the middle, he complained of pain in his left thigh and gave up the race.

Oh Joo-han’s personal best for the full course is 2:05:13.


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