Toshinari Takaoka

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Toshinari Takaoka (高岡 寿成; born 24 September 1970 in Yamashiro, Kyoto) is a Japanese long-distance runner who specializes in the 5000 metres, 10,000 metres and the marathon race. He owns the men's marathon Asian record.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Japan
1994 Asian Games Hiroshima, Japan 1st 5,000 m 13:38.37
1st 10,000 m 28:15.48
1997 East Asian Games Busan, South Korea 1st 10,000 m
World Championships Athens, Greece DNS 10,000 m -
1998 Asian Championships Fukuoka, Japan 1st 5,000 m
1999 World Championships Sevilla, Spain 12th 10,000 m 28:30.73
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 15th 5,000 m 13:46.90
7th 10,000 m 27:40.44
2001 East Asian Games Osaka, Japan 1st 5,000 m
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 15th 10,000 m 28:13.99
Fukuoka Marathon Fukuoka, Japan 3rd Marathon 2:07:59
2002 Chicago Marathon Chicago, United States 3rd Marathon 2:06:16
2005 Tokyo International Marathon Tokyo, Japan 1st Marathon 2:07:41
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th Marathon 2:11:53

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