Yuma Hattori ends Japanese drought in Fukuoka

More Sports / Track & Field Dec 2, 2018

Yuma Hattori ends Japanese drought in Fukuoka

Yuma Hattori became the first Japanese runner in 14 years to win the Fukuoka International Marathon on Sunday. The 25-year-old held off Ethiopia's Yemane Tsegay and Eritrea's Amanuel Mesel to cross the finish line at Heiwadai Athletic Stadium for his first victory. "This was my fourth ...

Sasaki places third in Fukuoka Marathon

More Sports / Track & Field Dec 6, 2015

Sasaki places third in Fukuoka Marathon

Satoru Sasaki finished third at the Fukuoka International Marathon on Sunday, throwing his hat into the ring for a place at next summer's Olympics after logging a personal-best time of 2 hours, 8 minutes and 56 seconds. The 30-year-old finished the highest among Japanese in ...