Japan Open Swim Stars Show Support for Tokyo 2020’s ‘Urban Gold’ Medal Project

Urban gold: (l-r) Abbie Wood, ben proud, Kosuke Hagino and Sakiko Shimizu join the team efforts with Tokyo 2020 Olympic organisers - courtesy of Tokyo 2020 and Shugo Takemi

Olympic 400m medley champion Kosuke Hagino was joined by fellow Japan team captain Sakiko Shimizu and British visitors Ben Proud and Abbie Wood in making a public display of chucking their old mobile phones away as the Japan Open got underway in Tokyo today. This was no protest against the digital age, the smart phone or anything…

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