Yuzo Kanemaru

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Yuzo Kanemaru
Personal information
Born (1987-09-18) September 18, 1987 (age 33)
Height1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
CountryFlag of Japan.svg  Japan
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 4 × 400m Relay

Yūzō Kanemaru (金丸 祐三, Kanemaru Yūzō, born 18 September 1987 in Takatsuki, Osaka) is a male Japanese sprinter. He set his 400 metres personal best at the 2009 Osaka Grand Prix, finishing in 45.16 seconds. [1]


Competition record

Representing Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
2005 Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 1st400 m 46.04
1st4x400 m relay 3:03.51
2006 World Junior Championships Beijing, China 7th400 m 46.70
8th4x400 m relay 3:16.61 [2]
World Cup Athens, Greece 7th4x400 m relay 3:04.67 [3]
Asian Games Doha, Qatar 4th400 m 46.47
4th4x400 m relay 3:07.07
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 400 m DNF
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 43rd (h)400 m 46.39
2009 Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 1st400 m 45.68
3rd4x400 m relay 3:06.46
World Championships Berlin, Germany 38th (h)400 m 46.83
Asian Championships Guangzhou, China 2nd400 m 46.60
1st4x400 m relay 3:04.13
2010 Continental Cup Split, Croatia 7th400 m 45.95 [4]
Asian Games Guangzhou, China 2nd400 m 45.32
2nd4x400 m relay 3:02.43
2011 Asian Championships Kobe, Japan 3rd400 m 46.38
3rd4x400 m relay 3:04.72
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 20th (sf)400 m 46.11
13th (h)4x400 m relay 3:02.64
2012 Olympic Games London, England 28th (h)400 m 46.01
12th (h)4x400 m relay 3:03.86
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 23rd (sf)400 m 46.28
10th (h)4x400 m relay 3:02.43
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 10th (h)4x400 m relay 3:12.63
IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 10th4x400 m relay 3:03.24
Continental Cup Marrakech, Morocco 8th400 m 48.08 [4]
Asian Games Incheon, South Korea 4th400 m 46.04
1st4x400 m relay 3:01.88
2015 Asian Championships Wuhan, China 3rd4x400 m relay 3:03.47
World Championships Beijing, China 37th (h)400 m 45.65
15th (h)4x400 m relay 3:02.97
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 47th (h)400 m 48.38
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 15th (h)4x400 m relay 3:07.29


Personal bests

100 metres 10.32Okayama, Japan23 October 2005
200 metres 20.69Yokohama, Japan21 May 2006
300 metres 32.29Izumo, Japan19 April 2009
400 metres 45.16Osaka, Japan9 May 2009

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