Saturday, July 3, 2010

Asian Junior Athletics Championship Day Two - Japanese Results Summary

by Brett Larner

Japanese results from the second day of the Asian Junior Athletics Championship 2010 in Hanoi, Vietnam:

  • Keita Shitara and Shingo Hayashi went 2-3 in the boys' 10000 m but fell well short of challenging gold medalist Suresh Kumar of India.
  • Hiroi Maeda won the silver medal in the girls' 10000 m walk, 14 seconds behind winner Lingling Tong of China in 49:25.87. Yakako Kaga was 4th in 51:07.62.
  • Yuka Sato took a surprise bronze in the girls' javelin throw with a throw of 48 m 46.
  • Both Kengo Yamasaki and Suguru Ito finished out of the medals in the boys' 400 m.
  • Sho Kawamoto advanced to the final in the boys' 800 m, 3rd in his heat in 1:55.88.
  • Boys' 100 m bronze medalist Kazuki Baba advanced to the final in the boys' 110 m hurdles, 3rd in his heat in 14.47.
For complete results from the second day of competition, click here.

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