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Japan Athletics at the 1972 München Summer Games

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Host City: München, West Germany
Date Started: August 31, 1972
Date Finished: September 10, 1972

Events for Japan: 11
Participants for Japan: 19 (16 men and 3 women)
Youngest Participant for Japan: Hiroko Yamashita (21 years, 34 days)
Oldest Participant for Japan: Takeo Sugawara (34 years, 105 days)
Most Medals for Japan (Athlete): No medalists

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Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Yoshiharu Tomonaga 22 Men's 400 metres 6 h4 r2/4

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Keisuke Sawaki 28 Men's 5,000 metres 7 h5 r1/2
Takaharu Koyama 24 Men's 5,000 metres 8 h1 r1/2

Men's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Akio Usami 29 Men's 10,000 metres 10 h1 r1/2
Keisuke Sawaki 28 Men's 10,000 metres 12 h2 r1/2

Men's Marathon

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Men's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Hidehiko Tomizawa 26 Men's High Jump 19
Kuniyoshi Sugioka 30 Men's High Jump 31 QR

Men's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Takayoshi Kawagoe 23 Men's Long Jump 28 QR

Men's Triple Jump

Men's Hammer Throw

Women's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Michiyo Inaoka 21 Women's High Jump 33T QR
Mihoko Yama 22 Women's High Jump 35T QR

Women's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Hiroko Yamashita 21 Women's Long Jump 21 QR

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