Taku Fujimoto finishes second in Fukuoka marathon

More Sports / Athletics Dec 1, 2019

Taku Fujimoto finishes second in Fukuoka marathon

Taku Fujimoto led all Japanese runners on Sunday, finishing second in the Fukuoka International Marathon, won by Morocco's El Mahjoub Dazza in 2 hours, 7 minutes, 10 seconds. The race is one of three that will be used to evaluate candidates for the final spot ...

Yuma Hattori ends Japanese drought in Fukuoka

More Sports / Athletics 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 ...

More Sports / Athletics Dec 3, 2017

Norway's Sondre Moen wins Fukuoka International Marathon

Norway's Sondre Moen cruised to victory in the Fukuoka International Marathon on Sunday, posting the second-fastest time in the race's history. The 26-year-old crossed the finish line at Heiwadai Athletic Stadium in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 48 seconds to finish well clear of Uganda's London ...

Sasaki places third in Fukuoka Marathon

More Sports / Athletics 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 ...

Kenya's Makau wins Fukuoka International Marathon

More Sports / Athletics Dec 7, 2014

Kenya's Makau wins Fukuoka International Marathon

Former world record holder Patrick Makau of Kenya won the Fukuoka International Marathon on Sunday. Makau, who set a world record of 2 hours, 3 minutes, 38 seconds at the 2011 Berlin Marathon, crossed the tape at Heiwadai Stadium in 2:08:22, 26 seconds ahead of ...