Japan at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics

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Japan at the
World Championships in Athletics

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Flag of Japan
IAAF code JPN
National federation Japan Association of Athletics Federations
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At the 2011 World Championships in Athletics
in Daegu
Competitors 48
Medals Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
2009
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Japan competed at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics from August 27 to September 4 in Daegu, South Korea.

Team selection[edit]

The country will send a 50-member squad to compete at the event. The final team composition was announced following the conclusion of the Asian Championships in Kobe, Japan, the final qualifying meeting as designated by the Japan Association of Athletics Federations.[1]

The final team on the entry list comprises the names of 52 athletes, including 2 athletes invited by the IPC for exhibition events: Jun Hiromichi, 400m T53 (wheelchair) men, and Wakako Tsuchida, 800m T54 (wheelchair) women.[2]

The following athletes appeared on the preliminary Entry List,[2] but not on the Official Start List of the specific event,[3] resulting in a total number of 48 competitors:

KEY: Did not participate Competed in another event
Event Athlete
Men 4 x 100 metres relay Sota Kawatsura
Kei Takase
4 x 400 metres relay Takatoshi Abe
Yuta Imazeki
Women 4 x 100 metres relay Kana Ichikawa
Satomi Kubokura

Medalists[edit]

The following competitor from Japan won a medal at the Championships

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminaries Heats Semifinals Final
Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank
Shinji Takahira 200 metres 20.87 26 20.90 16 Did not advance
Hitoshi Saito 200 metres 20.80 21 21.17 19 Did not advance
Yuichi Kobayashi 200 metres 21.27 46 Did not advance
Yuzo Kanemaru 400 metres 45.51 19 46.11 20 Did not advance
Masato Yokota 800 metres 1:47.60 26 Did not advance
Kazuya Watanabe 5000 metres 14:20.64 33 Did not advance
Yuki Sato 10,000 metres 29:04.15 15
Hiroyuki Horibata Marathon 2:11:52 7
Kentaro Nakamoto Marathon 2:13:10 10
Yuki Kawauchi Marathon 2:16:11 18
Yoshinori Oda Marathon 2:18:05 29
Yukihiro Kitaoka Marathon 2:23:11 SB 38
Takayuki Kishimoto 400 m hurdles 49.51 17 50.05 20 Did not advance
Yuta Imazeki 400 m hurdles 50.92 30 Did not advance
Takatoshi Abe 400 m hurdles 51.90 33 Did not advance
Yuichi Kobayashi
Masashi Eriguchi
Shinji Takahira
Hitoshi Saito
4 x 100 metres relay 38.66 SB 9 Did not advance
Kei Takase
Yuzo Kanemaru
Yusuke Ishitsuka
Hideyuki Hirose
4 x 400 metres relay 3:02.64 SB 13 Did not advance
Yusuke Suzuki 20 kilometres walk 1:21:39 8
Koichiro Morioka 50 kilometres walk 3:46:21 6
Takayuki Tanii 50 kilometres walk 3:48:03 SB 9
Hirooki Arai 50 kilometres walk 3:48:40 PB 10
Daichi Sawano Pole vault 5.50 12 q 5.65 SB 14
Koji Murofushi Hammer throw 78.56 SB 1 81.24 SB 1st
Yukifumi Murakami Javelin throw 80.19 15 Did not advance

Decathlon

Keisuke Ushiro Decathlon
Event Results Points Rank
100 m 11.42 769 30
Long jump 6.96 804 23
Shot put 12.88 660 27
High jump 2.02 822 12
400 m 50.89 774 22
110 m hurdles 15.20 825 26
Discus throw 43.84 743 15
Pole vault 4.40 731 21
Javelin throw 67.73 855 4
1500 m 4:43.87 656 13
Total 7639 20

Women[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminaries Heats Semifinals Final
Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank
Chisato Fukushima 100 metres 11.34 22 Q 11.59 22 Did not advance
Chisato Fukushima 200 metres 23.25 23 23.52 20 Did not advance
Hitomi Niiya 5000 metres 15:31.09 7 15:41.67 13
Megumi Kinukawa 5000 metres 15:38.23 16 Did not advance
Kayo Sugihara 5000 metres 15:41.78 SB 18 Did not advance
Hikari Yoshimoto 10,000 metres 32:32.22 14
Kayo Sugihara 10,000 metres 32:53.89 15
Megumi Kinukawa 10,000 metres 34:08.37 [4] 17
Yukiko Akaba Marathon 2:29:35 5
Remi Nakazato Marathon 2:30:52 10
Yoshimi Ozaki Marathon 2:32:31 18
Azusa Nojiri Marathon 2:33:42 19
Mai Ito Marathon 2:35:16 22
Satomi Kubokura 400 m hurdles 56.66 24 56.87 21 Did not advance
Minori Hayakari 3000 metres steeplechase 10:05.34 27 Did not advance
Nao Okabe
Momoko Takahashi
Chisato Fukushima
Saori Imai
4 x 100 metres relay 43.83 12 Did not advance
Kumi Otoshi 20 kilometres walk 1:34:37 20
Mayumi Kawasaki 20 kilometres walk 1:35:03 22
Masumi Fuchise 20 kilometres walk DNF
Masumi Aya Hammer throw 64.09 27 Did not advance
Yuki Ebihara Javelin throw 59.88 10 59.08 9
Risa Miyashita Javelin throw 55.62 26 Did not advance

References[edit]

  1. ^ IAAF (July 13, 2011), Japan announces squad of 50 for Daegu - IAAF World Championships, IAAF, retrieved July 18, 2011 
  2. ^ a b IAAF (August 21, 2011), Entry Lists by Country, retrieved August 21, 2011 
  3. ^ IAAF, Athletes participating per day, retrieved September 7, 2011 
  4. ^ profile JAAF (2011-06-30). Retrieved on 28 August 2011.

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