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Girls' physical performance hits new highs: govt survey

  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:54
Girls in the fifth year of elementary school and the second year of junior high school in Japan posted record highs in overall physical performance in fiscal 2017, a government survey showed Tuesday. (Jiji) News On Japan

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