Japan at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics

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Japan at the
World Championships in Athletics

Flag of Japan.svg

Flag of Japan
IAAF code JPN
National federation Japan Association of Athletics Federations
At the 2009 World Championships in Athletics
in Berlin
Competitors 57
Medals Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
2
2007
2011

Japan will compete at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics from 15–23 August. A team of 57 athletes was announced in preparation for the competition. Selected athletes have achieved one of the competition's qualifying standards. Koji Murofushi (hammer throw), Yuki Yamazaki (50 km walk), and the athletes from the Marathon team are considered the country's best medal chances.[1]

Team selection[edit]

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Track and road events
Event Athletes Heat Round 1 Heat Round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
100 m Masashi Eriguchi 10.38 3 10.45 8 Did not advance
Shintaro Kimura 10.47 3 10.54 8 Did not advance
Naoki Tsukahara 10.28 2 10.15 3 10.25 8 Did not advance
200 m Shinji Takahira 20.86 2 20.69 4 Did not advance
Hitoshi Saito 21.38 6 Did not advance
Kenji Fujimitsu 20.69 3 20.97 6 Did not advance
400 m Yuzo Kanemaru 46.83 4 Did not advance
Hideyuki Hirose 46.80 7 Did not advance
5000 m Yuichiro Ueno 14:30.76 16 Did not advance
10,000 m Yuki Iwai 29:24.12 25
110 m hurdles Tasuku Tanonaka 13.84 7 Did not advance
400 m hurdles Kenji Narisako 49.60 5 Did not advance
Kazuaki Yoshida 49.45 PB 3 50.34 8 Did not advance
3000 m steeplechase Yoshitaka Iwamizu 8:39.03 9 Did not advance
4×100 m relay Masashi Eriguchi
Naoki Tsukahara
Shinji Takahira
Kenji Fujimitsu
38.53 2 38.30 4
Marathon Satoshi Irifune 2:14:54 14
Masaya Shimizu 2:14:06 11
Kazuhiro Maeda 2:19:59 39
Arata Fujiwara 2:31:06 61
Atsushi Sato 2:12:05 6
20 km walk Koichiro Morioka 1:21:48 11
Isamu Fujisawa 1:25:12 30
Yusuke Suzuki 1:30:21 42
50 km walk Yuki Yamazaki DQ
Koichiro Morioka 3:56:21 18
Takayuki Tanii DQ
Field and combined events
Event Athletes Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Long jump Daisuke Arakawa 7.53 22 Did not advance
High jump Naoyuki Daigo 2.20 11 Did not advance
Pole vault Daichi Sawano 5.55 5 5.50 10
Takafumi Suzuki 5.25 17 Did not advance
Javelin throw Yukifumi Murakami 83.10 PB 1 82.97 Bronze medal icon.svg
Decathlon Daisuke Ikeda 7788 PB 26

Women[edit]

Track and road events
Event Athletes Heat Round 1 Heat Round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
100 m Momoko Takahashi 11.75 4 Did not advance
Chisato Fukushima 11.52 4 11.43 7 Did not advance
200 m Chisato Fukushima 23.40 4 Did not advance
Momoko Takahashi 23.61 7 Did not advance
400 m Asami Tanno 53.30 5 Did not advance
5000 m Yurika Nakamura 15:21.01 PB 6 15:13.01 PB 12
Yuriko Kobayashi 15:23.96 8 15:12.44 11
10,000 m Yukari Sahaku 33:41.17 20
Kayoko Fukushi 31:23.49 9
Yurika Nakamura 31:14.39 PB 7
100 m hurdles Asuka Terada 13.41 6 Did not advance
400 m hurdles Satomi Kubokura 56.91 5 Did not advance
Sayaka Aoki 1:03.56 7 Did not advance
3000 m steeplechase Minori Hayakari 9:39.28 10 Did not advance
4×100 m relay Chisato Fukushima
Momoko Takahashi
Mayumi Watanabe
Maki Wada
44.24 4 Did not advance
4×400 m relay Sayaka Aoki
Asami Tanno
Mayu Sato
Satomi Kubokura
3:34.46 8 Did not advance
Marathon Yoshimi Ozaki 2:25:25 Silver medal icon.svg
Yoshiko Fujinaga 2:29:53 14
Yuri Kano 2:26:57 7
Yukiko Akaba 2:37:43 31
20 km walk Masumi Fuchise 1:31:15 7
Mayumi Kawasaki DQ
Kumi Otoshi 1:33:05 12
Field events
Event Athletes Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Long jump Sachiko Masumi 6.23 15 Did not advance
Pole vault Takayo Kondo 4.10 15 Did not advance
Javelin throw Yuki Ebihara 54.81 12 Did not advance

References[edit]

  1. ^ Japan assembles a 57 strong Berlin squad . IAAF (2009-08-05). Retrieved on 2009-08-07.

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