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Japan Athletics at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Date Started: October 13, 1968
Date Finished: October 20, 1968

Events for Japan: 15
Participants for Japan: 19 (19 men and 0 women)
Youngest Participant for Japan: Kiyoshi Niwa (21 years, 161 days)
Oldest Participant for Japan: Takeo Sugawara (30 years, 147 days)
Most Medals for Japan (Athlete): Kenji Kimihara (1 medal)

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Men's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Hideo Iijima 24 Men's 100 metres 8 h1 r3/4

Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jun Nagai 24 Men's 800 metres 5 h5 r1/3

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Keisuke Sawaki 24 Men's 5,000 metres 9 h1 r1/2

Men's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Tsugumichi Suzuki 22 Men's 10,000 metres 20
Keisuke Sawaki 24 Men's 10,000 metres 28

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Kenji Kimihara 27 Men's Marathon 2 Silver
Akio Usami 25 Men's Marathon 9
Seiichiro Sasaki 23 Men's Marathon AC

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Kiyoo Yui 25 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 5 h1 r1/3

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Men's 20 kilometres Walk

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Kazuo Saito 26 Men's 20 kilometres Walk AC

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Kazuo Saito 26 Men's 50 kilometres Walk 17

Men's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Kuniyoshi Sugioka 26 Men's High Jump 15 QR

Men's Pole Vault

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Kiyoshi Niwa 21 Men's Pole Vault 11

Men's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Hiroomi Yamada 26 Men's Long Jump 10
Naoki Abe 23 Men's Long Jump 22 QR
Shinji Ogura 24 Men's Long Jump 24 QR

Men's Triple Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Yukito Muraki 23 Men's Triple Jump 19 QR

Men's Hammer Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Takeo Sugawara 30 Men's Hammer Throw 4
Yoshihisa Ishida 24 Men's Hammer Throw 13

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