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Name TANII Takayuki
NOC JPN - Japan Japan Date of Birth 14 FEB 1983
Residence Gender Male
Height 167 cm Weight 57 kg
Discipline Athletics

Athletics

Result
Date Time Event Phase Results
Rank Time Record
01 OCT 2014 07:00 Men's 50km Race Walk Final 1 3:40:19 GR

Competition Highlights

RankEventYearLocationResult
Olympic Games
2950km Race Walk2008Beijing, CHN4:01:37
50km Race Walk2012London, GBRDNF
20km Race Walk2008Beijing, CHNDSQ
World Championships
950km Race Walk2013Moscow, RUS3:44:26
950km Race Walk2011Daegu, KOR3:48:03
2120km Race Walk2007Osaka, JPN1:26:53
50km Race Walk2009Berlin, GERDSQ
World Race Walking Challenge
950km Race Walk2013Moscow, RUS3:44:26
950km Race Walk2011Daegu, KOR3:48:03
1020km Race Walk2013A Corunya, ESP1:23:08
1020km Race Walk2012Sesto San Giovanni, ITA1:29:45

Detailed Information

Biography
Occupation Armed Forces
Higher education Physical Education - Nippon University, Tokyo, JPN
Spouse & Children Wife and a daughter
Languages Spoken Japanese
Club Japanese Self-Defense Forces [JSDF] Physical Training School, Saitama, JPN
Coach Fumio Imamura [national], JPN; Tadahiro Kosaka [national], JPN (NOC Media Guide, 26 Sep 2014)
Additional Information Start of sporting career
He took up race walking after entering high school. (yomiuri.co.jp, 05 Jun 2012)

Reason for taking up this sport
He first competed as a distance runner before switching to race walking because of an injury. (yomiuri.co.jp, 05 Jun 2012)

Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Korea. (sankei.jp.msn.com, 16 Apr 2014)

Awards
He received an Excellence Award at the Kyoto Sports Award Ceremonies in 2006 and in 2007. (spogaku.pref.kyoto.lg.jp, 2006; spogaku.pref.kyoto.lg.jp, 2007)

General
ARMY ATHLETE
He joined the Japanese Self-Defense Forces [JSDF] in 2014. (sankei.jp.msn.com, 16 Apr 2014)

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