Tanii wins 50-km walk national title

More Sports / Track & Field Apr 17, 2016

Tanii wins 50-km walk national title

World bronze medalist Takayuki Tanii won the 50-km walk on Sunday at the national championships, the final qualifier for this summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Tanii, who has already qualified for Rio, clocked 3 hours, 44 minutes, 12 seconds in Wajima, Ishikawa Prefecture for his ...

More Sports / Track & Field Oct 25, 2015

Race walker Morioka qualifies for Olympics

Koichiro Morioka booked his third straight Olympic berth after he won a 50-km race walk trial in Yamagata Prefecture on Sunday within the qualifying standard time. The 30-year-old clocked 3 hours, 44 minutes and 27 seconds, making the cut by 35 seconds to qualify for ...