Shunji Karube

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Shunji Karube
Personal information
Nationality  Japan
Born 8 May 1969 (1969-05-08) (age 47)
Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb)
Sport
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 400 metres
400 m hurdles
Now coaching Hosei University Track and Field Club
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

400 m: 45.57 (Tokyo 1997)
800 m: 1:48.04 (1995)

400 m hurdles: 48.34 (Tokyo 1997)

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]

Personal bests[edit]

Event Time Venue Date Notes
Outdoor
400 m 45.57 s Tokyo, Japan 6 September 1997
800 m 1:48.04 s 26 February 1995
400 m hurdles 48.34 s Tokyo, Japan 5 October 1997 Japan's 4th-fastest time
Indoor
400 m 45.76 s Paris, France 9 March 1997 Japan's record

Records[edit]

  • 4×400 m relay
    • Former Japanese university record holder - 3:07.51 s (relay leg: 4th) (Tokyo, 19 May 1991)
  • 400 metres (Indoor)
  • 4×400 m relay (Indoor)
a with Kazuhiro Takahashi, Jun Osakada, and Masayoshi Kan

International competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Japan
1989 Universiade Duisburg, West Germany (sf) 400 m hurdles DNF
1991 Universiade Sheffield, United Kingdom 5th 400 m 46.49
4th 4×400 m relay 3:07.82 (relay leg: 1st)
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 13rd (sf) 400 m hurdles 49.94
1993 East Asian Games Shanghai, China 1st 400 m hurdles 49.93
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 12nd (sf) 400 m hurdles 49.31
11st (sf) 4×400 m relay 3:02.43 (relay leg: 2nd)
1994 Asian Games Hiroshima, Japan 1st 400 m hurdles 49.13
4th 4×400 m relay 3:10.91 (relay leg: 4th)
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden (sf) 400 m hurdles DQ[2]
8th (sf) 4×400 m relay 3:01.46 (relay leg: 1st)
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 12nd (h) 400 m hurdles 48.96
5th 4×400 m relay 3:00.76 (relay leg: 1st) AR
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 3rd 400 m 45.76 AR
6th 4×400 m relay 3:20.18 (relay leg: 1st)
East Asian Games Busan, South Korea 2nd 400 m 46.08
1st 4×400 m relay 3:04.35 (relay leg: 4th)
World Championships Athens, Greece 10th (sf) 400 m hurdles 48.81
10th (sf) 4×400 m relay 3:03.85 (relay leg: 1st)
Grand Prix Final Fukuoka, Japan 7th 400 m hurdles 49.02
1998 Asian Championships Fukuoka, Japan 6th 400 m 46.22
1st 4×400 m relay 3:02.61 (relay leg: 3rd)
Asian Games Bangkok, Thailand 1st 4×400 m relay 3:01.70 (relay leg: 4th)
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 5th 4×400 m relay 3:06.22 (relay leg: 4th)
World Championships Seville, Spain 17th (h) 400 m hurdles 49.52
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 15th (sf) 4×400 m relay 3:13.63 (relay leg: 1st)

National championships[edit]

He has won 3 times the individual national championship.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teachers' introductions, Department of Psychology, Hosei University.
  2. ^ 7th (h)

External links[edit]