Japanese men set Asian record in 4x100 relay

More Sports / Track & Field Oct 6, 2019

Japanese men set Asian record in 4x100 relay

The Japanese men's team set a new Asian record in the 4x100-meter relay at the athletics world championships on Saturday and finished third to secure a spot in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The team of Shuhei Tada, Kirara Shiraishi, Yoshihide Kiryu and Abdul Hakim Sani ...

Japan sets team for World Relays

More Sports / Track & Field Apr 26, 2019

Japan sets team for World Relays

by Kaz Nagatsuka

National record holder Yoshihide Kiryu and Asian Games silver medalist Ryota Yamagata will headline Japan's 44-athlete national team for the upcoming IAAF World Relays, the Japan Association of Athletics Federation announced on Friday. It will be the first time that Japan hosts the global relay-only ...

Japan men reign supreme in 100-meter relay

More Sports / Track & Field Aug 30, 2018

Japan men reign supreme in 100-meter relay

Japan's men's 4x100-meter sprint foursome showed on Thursday it has not lost a step since its runner-up finish in Rio, winning the Asian Games title with ease. Running a 38.16-second time, the team of 100-meter bronze medalist Ryota Yamagata, Shuhei Tada, Yoshihide Kiryu and Asuka ...