Olympics: Japan hammer champ relishes Olympic challenge
News On Japan via Bangkok Post -- Apr 29
Japan's world hammer throw champion Koji Murofushi has said he is thrilled at the chance of competing for a second Olympic gold this year, and may even continue his career until the next Games.
"It feels great and thrilling that I can throw in London. My life has never been so full as now," the 37-year-old told Japanese media in San Jose, California, where he has been preparing for his fourth Olympics.
He said that he aimed to compete at the 2013 world championships in Moscow, and held up the prospect of taking part in the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Asked if he would compete in the Games in Brazil, he responded: "I will think about it after London. I think I can make that challenge depending on how I do."
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