|Born||10 February 1915|
|Died||6 January 2001 85)(aged|
|Sport||Track and field|
|Event(s)||400 metres hurdles|
Tokio Fukuda (福田 時雄, Fukuda Tokio, 10 February 1915 – 6 January 2001) was a Japanese hurdler. He competed in the men's 400 metres hurdles at the 1936 Summer Olympics.
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