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Japanese sprinters race to gold in 4x100 meters relay

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By Talek Harris

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A shame this isn't the norm.

This is the norm. It is only hard to tell when between Japanese and other Asians. Many in sports and show biz and politics.

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They have two hafu athletes competing here. Only it’s not unique to Japan, other countries competing here also had hafu athletes. Mostly half black or white. Some race are gifted with athleticism genes. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Race_and_sports

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Ah Japan and sports. When they embrace "hafu" and foreign born Japanese. A shame this isn't the norm.

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Good news for Indonesia there. Very pleasantly surprised they got the silver.

Re: the diversity comment. I don't know what that has to do with. Japan is not a nation of immigrants. Diversity just for the sake of being diverse is meaningless.

On the other hand, by population, Asia is the largest, most diverse continent in the world.

it's only Asians

Ever heard of the Pan Am games? Or the African Games? Yes, they exist too, and yes, they are also pretty diverse.

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Aska Cambridge... Great name, great guy!

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I think you missed the point here

I think you did. Its the Asian Games, the whole even is based on not being diverse

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Hafu power!

Proud of you man!

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Diversity? Its only Asians

I think you missed the point here

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Just wish the rest of society would be so receptive of diversity, like they are in sports here!

Diversity? Its only Asians

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Unbelievable! Omedettoh!! Japan is rising fast in world athletics, especially sprinting. With Bolt retired now; Japan must be the big favorite in 2020, especially if the team members all improve times to under 10 second. I really like Kiryu-chan.

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Just wish the rest of society would be so receptive of diversity, like they are in sports here!

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