JAAF picks six runners for Rio de Janeiro marathons

More Sports / Athletics Mar 17, 2016

JAAF picks six runners for Rio de Janeiro marathons

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Former world championship bronze medalist Kayoko Fukushi headlines Japan's marathon squad for this summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics as the Japan Association of Athletics Federations revealed its six representatives on Thursday. Satoru Sasaki, Hisanori Kitajima and Suehiro Ishikawa will head to Brazil on the men's ...

Fukushi, Kiryu honored by JAAF

More Sports / Athletics Dec 17, 2013

Fukushi, Kiryu honored by JAAF

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Veteran long-distance runner Kayoko Fukushi received the athlete of the year trophy and high school sensation Yoshihide Kiryu also grabbed the spotlight with two accolades at the annual JAAF Athletic Awards on Tuesday. Fukushi, who nabbed the award for the first time, claimed a bonze ...