Japanese People Famous Track And Field Athletes from Japan

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List of notable or famous track and field athletes from Japan, with bios and photos, including the top track and field athletes born in Japan and even some popular track and field athletes who immigrated to Japan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Japanese track and field athletes then this list is the perfect resource for you. These track and field athletes are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known track and field athlete from Japan is included when available.

List ranges from Roderick Genki Dean to Ayako Kimura, plus much more.

This historic track and field athletes from Japan list can help answer the questions "Who are some Japanese track and field athletes of note?" and "Who are the most famous track and field athletes from Japan?" These prominent track and field athletes of Japan may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Japanese track and field athletes.

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Akihiko Nakamura

Akihiko Nakamura is a Japanese decathlete and occasional hurdler. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's 400 metres hurdles but was disqualified in the heats. In addition, he won several medals on continental level in the combined events. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 27

Birthplace: Nagoya, Japan


Anna Doi

Anna Doi is an athlete. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 22

Birthplace: Kiyose, Japan


Ayako Kimura

Ayako Kimura is an athlete. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 29

Birthplace: Hiroshima, Japan

Chisato Fukushima is a track and field sprint athlete who competes internationally for Japan. She is the Japanese record holder in the women's 100 metres and 200 metres. She began her career with appearances in the sprints at the 2005 World Youth Championships in Athletics and the 2006 World Junior Championships in Athletics. Fukushima represented Japan at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, and the 2012 Summer Games in London. She competed at the 100 m sprint and placed fifth in her heat without advancing to the second round. She ran the distance in a time of 11.74 seconds. In 2009, she broke Sakie Nobuoka's 200 m Japanese national record of 23.33 seconds in Hiroshima, recording 23.14 ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 29

Birthplace: Makubetsu, Japan

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