At the 92nd Japan Athletics Championships in June 2008
|Born||September 16, 1980|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||74 kg (163 lb)|
His personal best is 5.83 metres, which is the current Japanese National Record (as of 2019/01/01) achieved in May 2005 in Shizuoka. Sawano is a three-time Olympian (2004, 2008, 2016), two-time Olympic Finalist, whose best finish was 7th at the Rio Olympics (2016).
Sawano is currently coached by the staff at the University of Japan (Nichidai) and USA Track and Field National Pole Vault Chair, Brian Yokoyama. He was formerly coached by former Japanese record holder Teruyasu Yonekura and renown Japanese pole coach Yamazaki.
- Representing Asia
- Daichi Sawano at IAAF
- Daichi Sawano at JAAF (in Japanese)
- Daichi Sawano at the International Olympic Committee
- Daichi Sawano at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com
- Daichi Sawano on Twitter
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