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Name KAWAUCHI Yuki
NOC JPN - Japan Japan Date of Birth 05 MAR 1987
Residence Gender Male
Height 175 cm Weight 62 kg
Discipline Athletics

Athletics

Result
Date Time Event Phase Results
Rank Time Record
03 OCT 2014 09:00 Men's Marathon Final 3 2:12:42

Competition Highlights

RankEventYearLocationResult
World Championships
18Marathon2013Moscow, RUS2:15:35
18Marathon2011Daegu, KOR2:16:11
Seoul International Marathon
4Marathon2013Seoul, KOR2:08:14
Tokyo Marathon
3Marathon2011Tokyo, JPN2:08:37
4Marathon2010Tokyo, JPN2:12:36
Fukuoka Marathon
3Marathon2013Fukuoka, JPN2:09:05
Lake Biwa Marathon
4Marathon2014Otsu, JPN2:10:38

Detailed Information

Biography
Nickname People's Runner (the-japan-news.com, 14 Mar 2014)
Occupation Athlete, Public Servant
Higher education Law - Gakushuin University, Japan
Club Saitama, Japan
Coach Katsumi Sakai [national] (JPN) (NOC Media Guide, 26 Sep 2014)
Injuries Injuries in his late teens stopped him joining university athletics teams. (realtime.wsj.com, 16 Jun 2011)
Additional Information Start of sporting career
He started running at about age seven. (yomiuri.co.jp, 03 Feb 2014)

Reason for taking up this sport
He participated in a marathon festival after receiving encouragement from his mother. (blogs.wsj.com, 14 Jun 2011; yomiuri.co.jp, 03 Feb 2014)

Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Korea, and to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (excite.co.jp, 25 Dec 2013; Facebook page, 13 Mar 2014)

Training
He runs 600km per month. (nhk.or.jp, 27 Feb 2012)

General
CITIZEN RUNNER
He is well-known as an independent citizen runner, and not part of a professional business team. (realtime.wsj.com, 16 Jun 2011)