Masami Yoshida

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Masami Yoshida (Japanese: 吉田 雅美; June 14, 1958 – March 7, 2000) was a javelin thrower from Japan, who represented his native country in three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1984. He achieved his personal best (75.96 metres) on August 25, 1991 during the World Championships in Tokyo, Japan.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Japan
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 5th 81.98 m
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 22nd 74.90 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 21st 76.90 m
1990 Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 3rd 77.36 m
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 22nd 75.96 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 23rd 72.88 m