Kenji Narisako

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Kenji Narisako
Personal information
Nationality  Japan
Born 25 July 1984 (1984-07-25) (age 34)
Saiki, Ōita, Japan
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb)
Sport
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 400m Hurdles
University team University of Tsukuba
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

400 m: 46.02 (Okayama 2005)

400 m Hurdles: 47.93 (Yokohama 2006)

Kenji Narisako (成迫 健児, Narisako Kenji) (born 25 July 1984) is a Japanese hurdler.

He won the bronze medal at the 2001 World Youth Championships, and the gold medals at the 2005 Summer Universiade and the 2006 Asian Games. He also competed at the World Championships in 2005 and 2007 and the 2008 Olympic Games without reaching the final.

His personal best time is 47.93 seconds, achieved in May 2006 in Osaka.

Personal bests[edit]

Event Time Venue Date Notes
400 m 46.02 s Okayama, Japan 26 October 2005
400 m hurdles 47.93 s Yokohama, Japan 6 May 2006 Japan's 2nd-fastest time

Records[edit]

  • 4×100 m relay
    • Former Japanese youth best holder - 40.14 s (relay leg: 4th) (Debrecen, 15 July 2001)[a]
  • 4×400 m relay
    • Current Japanese university record holder - 3:03.20 s (relay leg: 4th) (İzmir, 20 August 2005)[b]
a with Masaya Aikawa, Shōta Abe, and Masami Yasuda
b with Kazunori Ōta, Yoshihiro Horigome, and Yūki Yamaguchi

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Japan
2001 World Youth Championships Debrecen, Hungary 3rd 400 m hurdles (84.0 cm) 52.09
5th Medley relay 1:52.60 (relay leg: 4th)
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 31st (h) 400 m hurdles 54.10
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 10th (sf) 400 m hurdles 49.00
(h) 4×400 m relay DQ (relay leg: 2nd)
Universiade İzmir, Turkey 1st 400 m hurdles 48.96
2nd 4×400 m relay 3:03.20 (relay leg: 4th) NUR
2006 Asian Games Doha, Qatar 1st 400 m hurdles 48.78
4th 4×400 m relay 3:07.07 (relay leg: 4th)
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 7th (sf) 400 m hurdles 48.44
10th (h) 4×400 m relay 3:02.76 (relay leg: 3rd)
2008 Olympics Beijing, China 17th (h) 400 m hurdles 49.63
14th (h) 4×400 m relay 3:04.18 (relay leg: 4th)
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 16th (h) 400 m hurdles 49.60
Asian Championships Guangzhou, China 1st 400 m hurdles 49.22
1st 4×400 m relay 3:04.13 (relay leg: 2nd)
2010 Asian Games Guangzhou, China (f) 400 m hurdles DQ[1]

National Championship[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2004 Japan Championships Tottori, Tottori 4th 400 m hurdles 49.80
2005 Japan Championships Tokyo 2nd 400 m hurdles 49.44
2006 Japan Championships Kobe, Hyogo 1st 400 m hurdles 48.95
2007 Japan Championships Osaka, Osaka 2nd 400 m hurdles 49.01
2008 Japan Championships Kawasaki, Kanagawa 2nd 400 m hurdles 49.47
2009 Japan Championships Hiroshima, Hiroshima 1st 400 m hurdles 49.53
2010 Japan Championships Marugame, Kagawa, Kagawa 1st 400 m hurdles 49.01
2011 Japan Championships Kumagaya, Saitama 19th (h) 400 m hurdles 51.35
2012 Japan Championships Osaka, Osaka 29th (h) 400 m hurdles 56.22

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1st (h) / 50.15

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