Takahiro Sunada

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Sunada, Takahiro
Personal information
Full nameSunada, Takahiro
Born (1973-01-19) January 19, 1973 (age 46)
Osaka, Japan
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)100km 6:13:33 WR[1]
Marathon 2:10:08[2]

Takahiro Sunada (砂田貴裕, Sunada Takahiro, born 19 January 1973) is a Japanese ultramarathon and marathon runner born in Osaka. He was the IAAF male world record holder over the 100 km ultramarathon distance, with a time of 6:13:33 (Lake Saroma-Tokoro Japan June 21, 1998) until it was broken by Nao Kazami in 2018 with a time of 6:09:14.[3] His personal best time for the marathon is 2:10:07 (Berlin, Germany September 10, 2000),[4] where he finished in 4th place.[5]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Japan
1998 Lake Saroma Ultramarathon Tokoro, Japan 1st Ultra Marathon 6:13:33 WR[6]
1999 IAU 100 km World Championships Chavagnes-en-Paillers, France 3rd Ultra Marathon 6:26:06[7]
2000 IAU European Championships Belvès, France 1st Ultra Marathon 6:17:17
2000 Berlin Marathon Berlin, Germany 4th Marathon 2:10:07[8]


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