Toshinari Takaoka

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Toshinari Takaoka (高岡 寿成; born 24 September 1970 in Yamashiro, Kyoto) is a Japanese long-distance runner who specializes in the 5000 metres, 10,000 metres and the marathon race. He owns the men's marathon Asian record.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Japan
1994 Asian Games Hiroshima, Japan 1st 5,000 m
1st 10,000 m
1997 East Asian Games Busan, South Korea 1st 10,000 m
World Championships Athens, Greece DNS 10,000 m
1998 Asian Championships Fukuoka, Japan 1st 5,000 m
1999 World Championships Sevilla, Spain 12th 10,000 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 15th 5,000 m
7th 10,000 m
2001 East Asian Games Osaka, Japan 1st 5,000 m
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 15th 10,000 m
Fukuoka Marathon Fukuoka, Japan 3rd Marathon
2002 Chicago Marathon Chicago, United States 3rd Marathon 2:06:16
2005 Tokyo Marathon Tokyo, Japan 1st Marathon
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th Marathon

Personal bests[edit]

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