More Sports / Athletics Mar 16, 2016

World record holder Suzuki pulls out of Rio qualifier

Japan's 20-km race walk world record holder Yusuke Suzuki will miss the Rio de Janeiro Olympics this summer after pulling out of Sunday's qualifier, the Japan Association of Athletics Federations announced Wednesday. The 28-year-old has been suffering from a groin injury, and although he initially ...

Medal hopeful Suzuki limps out of men's 20-km walk

More Sports / Athletics Aug 23, 2015

Medal hopeful Suzuki limps out of men's 20-km walk

Japan's hopes of a gold medal in the men's 20-km walk were dashed when world record-holder Yusuke Suzuki pulled out midway through the race at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing on Sunday. Suzuki, who set the world record at the Asian Race Walking Championships ...