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JAAF Announces Initial National Team Roster for Doha World Championships



Following the weekend's National Championships, the JAAF announced the first round of athletes named to its national team for this fall's Doha World Championships. Any athlete who won their event at Nationals and had either won a gold medal at April's Doha Asian Championships or held the Doha qualifying standard was named to the team, with all other athletes, including Doha standard holders who finished 2nd or 3rd at Nationals, having to wait until the final team announcement in mid-September.

Japanese National Team, Doha World Championships

as of July 1, 2019

Women

100 m Hurdles - Ayako Kimura (Edion) - 13.11
5000 m - Tomoka Kimura (Shiseido) - 15:19.99
10000 m - Rina Nabeshima (Japan Post) - 31:28.81
Javelin Throw - Haruka Kitaguchi (Nihon Univ.) - 64.36 m
4x400 m Relay -
Seika Aoyama (Osaka Seikei AC) - 53.42
Nanako Matsumoto (Toho Ginko) - 53.52
Yuna Iwata (Chuo Univ.) - 53.97
Konomi Takeishi (Toho Ginko) -54.27

Men

100 m / 200 m - Abdul Hakim Sani Brown (Univ. of Florida) - 9.97 / 20.08
110 m Hurdles - Shunya Takayama (Zenrin) - 13.36
400 m Hurdles - Takatoshi Abe (Yamada Denki) - 48.80
High Jump - Naoto Tobe (JAL) - 2.35 m
Long Jump - Yuki Hashioka (Nihon Univ.) - 8.22 m
Decathlon - Keisuke Ushiro (Kokushikan Club) - 7948
4x100 m Relay -
Abdul Hakim Sani Brown (Univ. of Florida) - 9.97
Yoshihide Kiryu (Nihon Seimei) - 10.01
Ryota Yamagata (Seiko) - 10.01
Yuki Koike (Sumitomo Denko) - 10.04
Shuhei Tada (Sumitomo Denko) - 10.12
Ryuichiro Sakai (Kansai Univ.) - 10.12
Shota Iizuka (Mizuno) - 10.19
Kirara Shiraishi (Cerespo) - 10.19
Aska Cambridge (Nike) - 10.20
Takuya Kawakami (Osaka Gas) - 10.24
Akiyuki Hashimoto (Fujitsu) - 20.73
4x400 m Relay -
Julian Walsh (Fujitsu) - 45.45
Kentaro Sato (Fujitsu) - 45.91
Mitsuki Kawachi (Kinki Univ.) - 46.23
Naoki Kitadani (Tokai Univ.) - 46.28
Kota Wakabayashi (Surugadai Univ.) - 46.34
Mizuki Obuchi (Torihei AC) - 46.44
Rikuya Ito (Waseda Univ.) - 46.52
Yoshinobu Imoto (Tokai Univ.) - n/m
Jun Yamashita (Tsukuba Univ.) - 20.75
Shota Iizuka (Chuo Univ.) - 20.76
Tomoya Tamura (Sumitomo Denko) - 20.80
Yoshihiro Someya (Chuo Univ.) - 20.84

source articles:
https://www.jaaf.or.jp/files/upload/201907/01_143541.pdf
https://www.jaaf.or.jp/files/upload/201907/01_143555.pdf
translated by Brett Larner

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