at Japan Corporate Championships

Yuki Koike achieved a sprint double at Japan Corporate Championships in 10.19 (-0.5m/s wind) and 20.55 (+2.9m/s wind).

As usual fast distance races, Richard Yator 27:44.51 over Bernard Koech 27:44.80 and Charles Kamau 27:45.23 in the 10,000m.

Justus Soget won the 5000m in 13:17.21 ahead of Ryuma Aoki 13:21.81 and Jonathan Ndiku 13:22.00 (won also steeple in 8:25.94).

In women 5000m, Judy Jepngetich 14:57.55 over Lebekka Muwangi 14:57.90 and Naomi Mussoni 14:58.15 with Kaede Hagitani 14:59.36.

Joanne Kipkemoi won women steeplechase in 9:33.42.

Fuga Sato won the men’s 400m in a time of 45.84. Seika Aoyama won the women’s 400m with a time of 52.60.

Taio Kanai clocked 13.48 (+1.1m/s) in the 110m hurdles, Masaki Toyoda 49.75 in the 400m hurdles.

Tomohiro Shinno cleared 2.22m in the high jump and Kosei Takekawa with Takuma Ichikawa 5.50m in the pole vault.

Winners of the 5000m walk were, Eiki Takahashi 19:14.42 and Kumiko Okada 21:24.95.

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.



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