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London Olymics Athletics Day Four - Japanese Results

London, England, 8/6/12
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Women's 400 mH Semi-Final Three
1. Muizat Ajoke Odumosu (Nigeria) - 54.40 - Q, NR
2. Georganne Moline (U.S.A.) - 54.74 - Q
3. Denisa Rosolova (Czech Republic) - 54.87 - q
8. Satomi Kubokura (Japan) - 56.25

Men's 800 m Heat Five
1. Hamada Mohamed (Egypt) - 1:48.05 - Q
2. Sajad Moradi (Iran) - 1:48.23 - Q
3. Kevin Lopez (Spain) - 1:48.27 - Q
4. Masato Yokota (Japan) - 1:48.48

Women's 200 m Heat Three
1. Carmelita Jeter (U.S.A.) - 22.65 - Q
2. Abiodun Oyepitan (U.K.) - 22.92 - Q
3. Sherone Simpson (Jamaica) - 22.97 - Q
7. Chisato Fukushima (Japan) - 24.14

Women's 100 mH Heat One
1. Alina Talay (Belarus) - 12.71 - Q, PB
2. Jessica Zelinka (Canada) - 12.75 - Q
3. Tiffany Porter (U.K.) - 12.79 - Q
7. Ayako Kimura (Japan) - 13.75

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yuza said…
Fukushima was terrible last night. I am in Australia at the moment, so I am a bit out of the loop regarding Japanese athletes, but she can not be fit. I read online that she did not run as she imagined, but the run last night was bad.

Basically she ran a second slower than her PB at the Olympics with a tail wind. I hope she comes back strong from this, because I still think she has tremendous potential.

Perhaps she needs to move away from Hokkaido, especially during winter.

Looking forward to the Women's 5k tonight.

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