Shota |Izuka WL in 200m


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Shota |Izuka WL in 200m

Postby lionelp1 » Fri May 03, 2013 11:50 pm

Izuka, World Junior Champion in 2012 , set a WL time of 20.21 with a +1.4 in heat 4 of the 200 m. in Japan yesterday. Nice video on Letsrun.
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Re: Shota |Izuka WL in 200m

Postby doug5321 » Sat May 04, 2013 12:51 am

and 18 year old akiyuki hashimoto was 2nd in 20.35, with the 10.01 runner japan has some good young sprinters.
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Re: Shota |Izuka WL in 200m

Postby lionelp1 » Sat May 04, 2013 4:26 am

Never happened before for sure; two under 20 years Japanese guys at WL in May in the 100m and 200m. :D
Might even get a comment from sprint fans !
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Re: Shota |Izuka WL in 200m

Postby norunner » Sat May 04, 2013 4:35 am

lionelp1 wrote:Never happened before for sure; two under 20 years Japanese guys at WL in May in the 100m and 200m. :D
Might even get a comment from sprint fans !
It never happened because Iizuka is 21 years old. :wink:
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Re: Shota |Izuka WL in 200m

Postby lionelp1 » Sat May 04, 2013 6:50 am

OK, under 22 year olds.
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Re: Shota |Izuka WL in 200m

Postby DentyCracker » Sat May 04, 2013 7:14 am

lionelp1 wrote:Izuka, World Junior Champion in 2012 , set a WL time of 20.21 with a +1.4 in heat 4 of the 200 m. in Japan yesterday. Nice video on Letsrun.

you mean 2010 because Delano Williams won WJ last year
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Re: Shota |Izuka WL in 200m

Postby user4 » Sat May 04, 2013 11:16 am

lionelp1 wrote:Izuka, World Junior Champion in 2012 , set a WL time of 20.21 with a +1.4 in heat 4 of the 200 m. in Japan yesterday. Nice video on Letsrun.


Some context, a 10.2 sprinter, and about 6' tall he is one of the larger Japanese dashmen. He finished third in Hiroshima a week ago behind the 17 year old Kiryu.


Men's 100m Heat 3. 2013/Apr/29
1 10.01 Yoshihide KIRYU Rakunan H.S. =Jr.WR, NGR
2 10.23 Kei TAKASE Fujitsu
3 10.28 Syota IIZUKA Chuo Univ.
4 10.34 Yusuke KOTANI Sumitomo Denko
5 10.43 Hosua YEO KOR
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