Takeyuki Nakayama

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Takeyuki Nakayama (中山竹通, Nakayama Takeyuki; born December 20, 1959 in Ikeda, Nagano) was a Japanese world-class marathon runner. He represented his native country at the 1988 in Seoul, South Korea and the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, 1986 Asian Games in Seoul, South Korea (gold medal).

Nakayama's notable marathon wins include Fukuoka Marathon (1984,1987), Seoul marathon (1985), and Tokyo marathon (1990). In 1985 Nakayama set the 2nd record in the world from the 1st World Cup Marathon (2:08:15). As of 2007, Nakayama is a coach at the Aichi Seiko Track Team.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Japan
1984 Fukuoka Marathon Fukuoka, Japan 1st Marathon 2:10:00
1986 Asian Games Seoul, South Korea 1st Marathon 2:08:21
1987 Fukuoka Marathon Fukuoka, Japan 1st Marathon 2:08:18
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 4th Marathon 2:11:05
1990 Tokyo Marathon Tokyo, Japan 1st Marathon 2:10:57
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan Marathon DNF
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 4th Marathon 2:14:02