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Photo Journal: Hot wheels


Nobukazu Hanaoka, right, who came in 5th in the men's wheelchair marathon at the 2012 London Paralympics, and former Olympic marathon runner Toshihiko Seko, third participant from right, speed along a road in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward on Aug. 31, 2016. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism is considering methods to reduce the summer heat on Tokyo's roads in preparation for the 2020 Summer Games, and the athletes were part of a ministry effort to check how hot it feels and how much glare there is on the capital's thoroughfares. (Mainichi)

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