Takeyuki Nakayama

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Takeyuki Nakayama (中山 竹通, Nakayama Takeyuki, born December 20, 1959 in Ikeda, Nagano) was a Japanese world-class marathon runner. He represented his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea,[1] the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain and the 1986 Asian Games in Seoul, South Korea (gold medal).[2]

Nakayama's notable marathon wins include Fukuoka Marathon (1984,[3] 1987[4]), Seoul marathon (1985), and Tokyo marathon (1990).[5] In 1985 Nakayama set the 2nd record in the world from the 1st World Cup Marathon (2:08:15). As of 2007, Nakayama is a coach at the Aichi Seiko Track Team.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Japan
1983 Fukuoka Marathon Fukuoka, Japan 14th Marathon 2:14:15
1984 Fukuoka Marathon Fukuoka, Japan 1st Marathon 2:10:00
1985 1985 World Marathon Cup Hiroshima, Japan 2nd Marathon 2:08:15
1986 Tokyo International Marathon Tokyo, Japan 4th Marathon 2:08:43
Asian Games Seoul, South Korea 1st Marathon 2:08:21
1987 Tokyo International Marathon Tokyo, Japan 2nd Marathon 2:10:33
Fukuoka Marathon Fukuoka, Japan 1st Marathon 2:08:18
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 4th Marathon 2:11:05
1990 Tokyo Marathon Tokyo, Japan 1st Marathon 2:10:57
1991 Beppu-Ōita Marathon Beppu, Ōita, Japan 2nd Marathon 2:09:12
World Championships Tokyo, Japan Marathon DNF
1992 Tokyo International Marathon Tokyo, Japan 2nd Marathon 2:10:25
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 4th Marathon 2:14:02
1994 Paris Marathon Paris, France 8th Marathon 2:13:11
Fukuoka Marathon Fukuoka, Japan 17th Marathon 2:15:23

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nickerson, Colin (12 April 1989). "Boston Marathon Awaits 'The Giraffe'". Boston Globe. Retrieved 1 October 2021.
  2. ^ "Asian Games 2018: Bahrain complain after Hiroto Inoue wins marathon for Japan". Indian Express. 25 August 2018. Retrieved 1 October 2021.
  3. ^ "Nakayama wins Fukooka race". Gettysburg Times. 4 December 1984. Retrieved 1 October 2021.
  4. ^ Johnson, Len (7 December 1987). "Deek's Fukuoka record equalled". The Age. Retrieved 1 October 2021.
  5. ^ "Treacy can erase a bitter memory with Boston win". Record-Journal. 14 April 1991. Retrieved 1 October 2021.