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'Men's 10,000m Final' - World Junior Championships

2010 World Junior Championships - Top Results
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Men's 10000 m
1. Dennis Chepkongin Masai (KEN) - 27:53.88 - PB
2. Gebretsadik Abraha (ETH) - 28:03.45 - PB
3. Paul Kipchumba Lonyangata (KEN) - 28:14.55 - PB
8. Suguru Osako (JPN) - 29:40.14 (ranked 3rd pre-race)
9. Fuminori Shikata (JPN) - 29:47.87 (ranked 5th pre-race)

In other results from the second day of competition:
  • Manami Mashita made the second round in the women's 800 m while teammate Ayaka Yokose missed the cutoff.
  • Although Junki Yanagisawa recorded a season best, both he and Keitaro Sato failed to move past the first round in the men's 400 m.
  • Miho Shingu was more successful, making the next round in the women's 400 m.
  • Both Takumi Kuki and Ryo Onabuta advanced through the first round of the men's 100 m.
  • Nodoka Seka likewise advanced in the women's 100 m, but teammate Akane Ishida was a DNS.
  • Women's 100 m hurdler Aoi Kawasaki did not move on.
  • Men's long jumper Seijji Hiura was eliminated in the qualification stage of the men's long jump.
  • The same went for Miyo Itoman in the women's discus throw.


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Former Coach Koide on Hara's Arrest: "She Was Really F*cking Serious"

A World Championships marathoner was arrested for shoplifting. On Aug. 17 The Tochigi Prefectural Police Ashikaga Department arrested temp worker Yumiko Hara, 35, on suspicion of stealing skin lotion and other items from a convenience store.

Yoshio Koide, Hara's former coach at the Universal Entertainment corporate team and head of the Saku Athlete Club, was surprised by the events. "She trained harder than anybody," Koide said. "She never missed training, and she was really f*cking serious. I think there must have been a reason for her to commit shoplifting, but she was always a normal kind of girl who would say, "Yes!" when you told her to do something. When she retired she said, 'I've done what I could but I just can't run the way I want to.' I haven't spoken to her since she quit, but it's very unfortunate news and I can't understand it."

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World Championships Marathoner Yumiko Hara Arrested for Shoplifting Cosmetics

Former World Championships marathoner Yumiko Hara, 35, was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting cosmetics and other goods. A resident of Ashikaga, Tochigi, Hara is suspected of shoplifting eight items including cosmetics and soft drinks with a total value of 2700 yen [~$25 USD] from a local convenience store on July 30. According to police, a clerk performing a store inventory found that the item totals did not match. When police reviewed security camera footage they identified Hara as a suspect.

Hara represented Japan at two World Championships, finishing 6th in the marathon at the 2005 Helsinki World Championships. During her interrogation Hara admitted her guilt in the charges, saying that there was "no mistake."
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