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Japan Athletics at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games

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Host City: Beijing, China
Date Started: August 15, 2008
Date Finished: August 23, 2008

Events for Japan: 27
Participants for Japan: 37 (22 men and 15 women)
Youngest Participant for Japan: Yuriko Kobayashi (19 years, 251 days)
Oldest Participant for Japan: Satomi Kubokura (36 years, 118 days)
Most Medals for Japan (Athlete): 4 athletes with 1 medal

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Men's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Naoki Tsukahara 23 Men's 100 metres 7 h2 r3/4
Nobuharu Asahara 36 Men's 100 metres 8 h3 r2/4

Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Shinji Takahira 24 Men's 200 metres 7 h2 r2/4
Shingo Suetsugu 28 Men's 200 metres 6 h7 r1/4

Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Yuzo Kanemaru 20 Men's 400 metres 7 h4 r1/3

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Kensuke Takezawa 21 Men's 5,000 metres 7 h3 r1/2
Takayuki Matsumiya 28 Men's 5,000 metres 13 h1 r1/2

Men's 10,000 metres

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Tsuyoshi Ogata 35 Men's Marathon 13
Atsushi Sato 30 Men's Marathon 76

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Masato Naito 28 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 7 h4 r1/4

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dai Tamesue 30 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 4 h4 r1/3
Kenji Narisako 24 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 5 h1 r1/3

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Yoshitaka Iwamizu 29 Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase 9 h1 r1/2

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Men's 20 kilometres Walk

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Men's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Naoyuki Daigo 27 Men's High Jump 36 QR

Men's Pole Vault

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Daichi Sawano 27 Men's Pole Vault 16T QR

Men's Hammer Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Koji Murofushi 33 Men's Hammer Throw 5

Men's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Yukifumi Murakami 28 Men's Javelin Throw 15 QR

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Chisato Fukushima 20 Women's 100 metres 5 h5 r1/4

Women's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Asami Tanno 22 Women's 400 metres 4 h5 r1/3

Women's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Yuriko Kobayashi 19 Women's 5,000 metres 7 h1 r1/2
Kayoko Fukushi 26 Women's 5,000 metres 10 h2 r1/2
Yukiko Akaba 28 Women's 5,000 metres 12 h2 r1/2

Women's 10,000 metres

Women's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Yurika Nakamura 22 Women's Marathon 13
Reiko Tosa 32 Women's Marathon AC

Women's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Satomi Kubokura 36 Women's 400 metres Hurdles 7 h1 r2/3

Women's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Minori Hayakari 35 Women's 3,000 metres Steeplechase 16 h1 r1/2

Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Women's 20 kilometres Walk

Women's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Kumiko Ikeda 27 Women's Long Jump 19 QR

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