Japan will feature three of the men that came fourth in the 4x100m relay at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing – Takuya Nagata, Kazuma Oseto and Kotaro Taniguchi. Another name to watch out for is Rio Olympic hurdler Wataru Yazawa.
Takuya Nagata (sprints), Kazuma Oseto (sprints), Kotaro Taniguchi (sprints) Kosuke Horii (sprints), Kazuki Tamogami (middle distance), Renya Maeda (middle distance), Wataru Yazawa (hurdles), Kota Suzuki (pole vault), Kota Minemura (jumps), Katsuya Nakamura (javelin), Mikiyo Ikeda (para-athletics)
Miyu Maeyama (sprints), Minami Hatano (sprints), Mariko Nagano (sprints, jumps), Haruko Ishizuka (sprints, middle dist.),
Yuki Hirota (sprints, middle dist.), Masumi Aoki (hurdles), Mariko Okita (middle distance), Ran Urabe (middle distance),
Ayako Aoshima (pole vault), Tamaka Shimizu (jumps), Hiroko Takigawa (javelin), Mana Sasaki (para-athletics),
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