Shunji Karube

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Shunji Karube (苅部 俊二 Karube Shunji?, born 8 May 1969 in Minami-ku, Yokohama) is a retired Japanese athlete who specialized in the 400 metres hurdles and occasionally the 400 metres.

He teaches sports at Hosei University.[1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Japan
1993 East Asian Games Shanghai, China 1st 400 m hurdles
1994 Asian Games Hiroshima, Japan 1st 400 m hurdles
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, Georgia 5th (AR) 4x400 m relay
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 3rd 400 m
East Asian Games Busan, South Korea 2nd 400 m

Personal bests[edit]

  • 400 metres hurdles - 48.34 s (1997)
  • 400 metres - 45.85 s (2000)

References[edit]

Shunji Karube profile at IAAF

  1. ^ Teachers' introductions, Department of Psychology, Hosei University.