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Nick Willis has eyes on Tokyo Olympics

January 29, 2016

2008 Olympic silver medalist also wants to break legend Sir John Walker's national Mile record (3min, 49.08sec), set in 1982.

By Robert van Royen, Otago Daily Times

This year's Olympic Games have not even started, but Nick Willis can already see himself kicking on to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The 32-year-old won silver in the 1500m at the 2008 Beijing Games, but failed to medal in London four years ago.

Two years ago, he would have said this year's Rio Olympics would have been his last tilt at Olympic gold, but things have changed.

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