Yuki Yamaguchi

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Yūki Yamaguchi
Personal information
Nationality  Japan
Born 22 February 1984 (1984-02-22) (age 33)
Maizuru, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 400 m
University team Tokai University
Retired 2012
Now coaching East Maizuru High School Track and Field Club
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 400 m: 45.18 (Fukuroi 2003) NJR

Yuki Yamaguchi (山口 有希?, Yamaguchi Yūki, born 22 February 1984 in Maizuru, Kyoto) is a former Japanese sprinter who specialised in the 400 metres.

His personal best time was 45.18 seconds, achieved in the 2003 National Sports Festival of Japan in Fukuroi. This is the current Japanese junior record.[1]

Personal bests[edit]

Event Time Venue Date Notes
400 m 45.18 s Fukuroi, Japan 29 October 2003 Japan's 5th-fastest time

Records[edit]

  • 400 metres
    • Current Japanese junior record holder - 45.18 s (Fukuroi, 29 October 2003)
  • 4×400 m relay
    • Current Japanese university record holder - 3:03.20 s (relay leg: 3rd) (İzmir, 20 August 2005)[a]
a with Kazunori Ōta, Yoshihiro Horigome, and Kenji Narisako

International competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Japan
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 23rd (h) 400 m 47.74
3rd 4×400 m relay 3:05.80 (relay leg: 3rd) AJR
Asian Junior Championships Bangkok, Thailand 1st 400 m 47.11
1st 4×400 m relay 3:07.51 (relay leg: 2nd)
2003 World Championships Saint-Denis, France 7th 4×400 m relay 3:03.15 (relay leg: 1st)
Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 3rd 400 m 46.18
2nd 4×400 m relay 3:03.59 (relay leg: 1st)
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 31st (h) 400 m 46.16
4th 4×400 m relay 3:00.99 (relay leg: 1st)
2005 Universiade Izmir, Turkey 3rd 400 m 46.15
2nd 4×400 m relay 3:03.20 (relay leg: 3rd) NUR
Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 5th 400 m 46.65
1st 4×400 m relay 3:03.51 (relay leg: 1st)
East Asian Games Macau, China 1st 4×400 m relay 3:07.70 (relay leg: 1st)
2006 Asian Games Doha, Qatar 6th 400 m 47.13
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 40th (h) 400 m 46.28
10th (h) 4×400 m relay 3:02.76 (relay leg: 1st)

References[edit]

  1. ^ JAPAN National U20 Records JAAF (2016-06-20). Retrieved on 2016-06-20.

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