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I've seen things differently since I became an instructor. I feel obliged to protect my athletes.

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Kana Ichikawa, 31, a former Olympian now working as a Japanese university track and field coach. She says he is determined to protect female athletes from unscrupulous photographers looking to capture sexualized images of them without their consent. She says she remembers being photographed not only at competition venues but also at warm-up facilities without her permission.

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