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World U20 Championships - Day One Japanese Results



On the first day of competition at the World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland, Japanese runners were the first non-East African runners across the line in both of the day's distance finals. In the boys' 10000 m Takuro Miura was 9th in 30:12.25 almost three laps behind championships record-setting Rhonex Kipruto (Kenya). In the women's 5000 m, Tomomi Musembi Takamatsu was 7th in 15:55.74, just over 21 seconds out of the medals. The talented Miku Moribayashi was last in 17:08.55.

In qualifying rounds, nine of the eleven Japanese athletes in action advanced. Ayaka Kawata and Ayano Shiomi led the way in the women's 800 m, both winning their heats and clocking the two fastest times among all qualifiers. Yuki Hashioka also recorded the best mark in the men's long jump qualifying rounds, jumping 7.92 m (+1.1 m/s) to head into the final ranked #1. Yugo Sakai jumped a PB of 7.69 m (+2.0 m/s) to join Hashioka in the final with the #3 ranking.

World U20 Championships Day One Japanese Results

Tampere, Finland, 7/10/18
complete results

Finals
Men's 10000 m Final
1. Rhonex Kipruto (Kenya) - 27:21.08 - MR
2. Jacob Kiplimo (Uganda) - 27:40.36
3. Berihu Aregawi (Ethiopia) - 27:48.41 - PB
4. Solomon Kiplimo Boit (Kenya) - 27:57.44 - PB
5. Olika Adugna (Ethiopia) - 28:39.67 - PB
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9. Takuro Miura (Japan) - 30:12.25

Women's 5000 m Final
1. Beatrice Chebet (Kenya) - 15:30.77 - PB
2. Ejhayehu Taye (Ethopia) - 15:30.87 - PB
3. Girmawit Gebrzihair (Ethiopia) - 15:34.01 - PB
4. Sarah Chelangat (Uganda) - 15:43.01
5. Hellen Ekarare Lobun (Kenya) - 15:43.07
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7. Tomomi Musembi Takamatsu (Japan) - 15:55.74
14. Miku Moribayashi (Japan) - 17:08.55

Qualifying Rounds
Men's 100 m Heat 1 +1.1 m/s
1. Lalu Muhammed Zohri (Indonesia) - 10.30 - Q
2. Daisuke Miyamoto (Japan) - 10.50 - Q
3. Isayah Boers (Netherlands) - 10.66 - Q

Men's 100 m Heat 3 +0.5 m/s
1. Chad Miller (Great Britain) - 10.33 - PB, Q
2. Michael Bentley (Jamaica) - 10.34 - Q
3. Satoru Fukushima (Japan) - 10.37 - PB, Q

Women's 800 m Heat 1
1. Ayano Shiomi (Japan) - 2:05.13 - Q
2. Jackline Wambui (Kenya) - 2:05.27 - Q
3. Samantha Watson (U.S.A.) - 2:06.34 - Q

Women's 800 m Heat 3
1. Ayaka Kawata (Japan) - 2:05.08 - Q
2. Lydia Jeruto Lagat (Kenya) - 2:05.63 - Q
3. Maeliss Trapeau (France) - 2:05.72 - Q

Women's 3000 m Steeplechase Heat 1
1. Celiphine Chepteek Chespol (Kenya) - 9:45.60 - Q
2. Montanna McAvoy (Australia) - 9:59.67 - PB, Q
3. Manami Nishiyama (Japan) - 10:02.89 - PB, Q

Women's 3000 m Steeplechase Heat 3
1. Peruth Chemutai (Uganda) - 9:34.34 - Q
2. Mercy Chepkurui (Kenya) - 9:50.05 - Q
3. Etalemahu Sintayehu (Ethiopia) - 9:52.92 - PB, Q
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9. Yuka Nosue (Japan) - 10:39.24

Men's Long Jump Qualification Group A
1. Yuki Hashioka (Japan) - 7.92 m (+1.1 m/s) - Q
2. Keqi Zhou (China) - 7.65 m (+3.1 m/s)
3. Shakwon Coke (Jamaica) - 7.55 m (+0.0 m/s) - q
4. Bartosz Gabka (Poland) - 7.51 m (+0.1 m/s) - q

Men's Long Jump Qualification Group B
1. Wayne Pinnock (Jamaica) - 7.76 m (+1.7 m/s) - Q
2. Yugo Sakai (Japan) - 7.69 m (+2.0 m/s) - PB, q
3. M. Sreeshankar (India) - 7.68 m (-0.3 m/s) - q

Women's Discus Throw Qualification Group B
1. Helena Leveelahti (Finland) - 54.87 m - Q
2. Silinda Oneisi Morales (Cuba) - 54.05 m - Q
3. Jorinde Van Klinken (Netherlands) - 53.58 m - Q
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9. Maki Saito (Japan) - 49.84 m - q

Women's Javelin Throw Qualification Group A
1. Sara Zabarino (Italy) - 53.99 m - PB, Q
2. Yuleixi Anai Angulo (Ecuador) - 52.62 m - q
3. Tomoka Kuwazoe (Japan) - 52.04 m - q

Women's Javelin Throw Qualification Group B
1. Carolina Visca (Italy) - 53.49 m - q
2. Alina Shukh (Ukraine) - 51.76 m - q
3. Dana Baker (U.S.A.) - 51.09 m - q
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7. Sae Takemoto (Japan) - 48.80 m

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