Yusuke Suzuki is unrepentant about the fast starts in races that cost him in the past.
Asia may have been the first continent that was hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, but strict guidelines remain in place across many countries, and there is still some uncertainty about when and how competition will resume.
History was made in more ways than one in the men’s 50km race walk at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 as Saturday (28) merged into Sunday (29).
The Japanese Athletics Federation (JAAF) has named its team for the road events at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, which will run from 27 September until 6 October.
The 14th edition of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge starts in the Australian city of Adelaide in barely a week’s time on Sunday 21 February and is just one of 11 chances for the top athletes to accumulate points and possibly get a share of the huge $200,000 prize money pot.
A world record-holder and a recent global champion are among the athletes named on Japan’s team for the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.
Familiar foes are ready to do battle at the 26th IAAF World Race Walking Cup in Taicang over the coming weekend (3-4) as China and Russia once again stand out as main contenders for the individual and team gold medals in the two senior men’s events.
There was a new Korean record by seven seconds for Hyunsub Kim in Nomi City, Japan, with victory in 1:19:24 at the Asian 20km Race Walking Championships, part of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge, on Sunday (16).
Japanese athletes Yusuke Suzuki and Kumi Otoshi delighted the home crowd in Nomi, Japan, on Sunday (10) with their victories at the Asian 20km Race Walking Championships, part of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge.