Japan Championships in Athletics

The Japan Championships in Athletics (日本陸上競技選手権大会, Nihon Rikujō Kyōgi Sensyuken Taikai) is an annual outdoor track and field competition, organized by Japan Association of Athletics Federations. Currently it takes place in June or July. The competition is also for the qualifying trial for the Japanese national team of international competitions.

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Women's sprints at the 2012 championships
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Founded1913
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HistoryEdit

In 1913, it was first held in Tokyo as Zenkoku Rikujō Taikai (全国陸上大会) by the Japan Amateur Sports Association.[1] In 1925, the Japan Amateur Athletic Federation (JAAF) was organized. Since then, the competition have been organized by the JAAF.

EventsEdit

 
In 2012, Nagai Stadium hosted the 96th edition of the championships.

The following athletics events feature on the national championships.

  • Sprint: 100 m, 200 m, 400 m
  • Middle distance: 800 m, 1500 m
  • Long distance: 5000 m, 10,000 m
  • Hurdles: 100 m hurdles, 110 m hurdles, 400 m hurdles, 3000 m SC
  • Jumps: Long jump, Triple jump, High jump, Pole vault
  • Throws: Shot put, Discus throw, Hammer throw, Javelin throw

Other eventsEdit

As of 2016, the following events are separate competitions for date and venue from the outdoor championships.

  • Combined event: Decathlon and Heptathlon. Nihon Rikujō Kyōgi Sensyuken Taikai Konsei (日本陸上競技選手権大会混成) meaning Japan Championships in Athletics Combined event, it takes place in June.[2]
  • Relays: 4 × 100 m relays and 4 × 400 m relays. Nihon Rikujō Kyōgi Sensyuken Taikai Relay Kyōgi Taikai (日本陸上競技選手権大会リレー競技大会) meaning Japan Championships in Athletics Relay, it takes place in October.[3]
  • Marathon: The competition differ by year, is designated as a national championships.
  • Race walk: 20 km and 50 km. Nihon Rikujō Kyōgi Sensyuken Taikai 20 kilometres Kyōho (日本陸上競技選手権大会20km競歩) meaning Japan Championships in Athletics 20 kilometres Race Walk, it takes place in Kobe in February. Nihon Rikujō Kyōgi Sensyuken Taikai 50 kilometres Kyōho (日本陸上競技選手権大会50km競歩) meaning Japan Championships in Athletics 50 kilometres Race Walk, it takes place in Wajima, Ishikawa in April.[4][5]
  • Cross country: Nihon Rikujō Kyōgi Sensyuken Taikai Cross country Kyōsō (日本陸上競技選手権大会クロスカントリー競走) meaning Japan Championships in Athletics Cross country, formerly known as Fukuoka International Cross Country, it takes place in Fukuoka in February.

EditionsEdit

Edition[6]
Venue Stadium Date
100 Nagoya Mizuho Athletic Stadium June 24-June 26, 2016
99 Niigata, Niigata Denka Big Swan Stadium June 26-June 28, 2015
98 Fukushima, Fukushima Fukushima Azuma Stadium June 6-June 8, 2014
97 Chōfu, Tokyo Ajinomoto Stadium June 7-June 9, 2013
96 Osaka Nagai Stadium June 8-June 10, 2012
95 Kumagaya, Saitama Kumagaya Athletic Stadium June 10-June 12, 2011
94 Marugame, Kagawa Kagawa Marugame Stadium June 4-June 6, 2010
93 Hiroshima Hiroshima Big Arch June 25-June 28, 2009
92 Kawasaki, Kanagawa Todoroki Athletics Stadium June 26-June 29, 2008
91 Osaka Nagai Stadium June 29-July 1, 2007
90 Kobe Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium June 30-July 2, 2006
89 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium June 2-June 5, 2005
88 Tottori, Tottori Tottori Athletics Stadium June 4-June 6, 2004
87 Yokohama International Stadium Yokohama June 6-June 8, 2003
86 Kanazawa, Ishikawa Ishikawa Kanazawa Stadium June 7-June 9, 2002
85 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium June 8-June 10, 2001
84 Rifu, Miyagi Miyagi Stadium October 6-October 8, 2000
83 Shizuoka, Shizuoka Kusanagi Stadium October 1-October 3, 1999
82 Kumamoto, Kumamoto Kumamoto Athletics Stadium September 30-October 12, 1998
81 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium October 2-October 5, 1997
80 Osaka Nagai Stadium June 6-June 9, 1996
79 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium June 9-June 11, 1995
78 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium June 10-June 12, 1994
77 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium June 11-June 13, 1993
76 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium June 12-June 14, 1992
75 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium June 13-June 16, 1991
74 Chiba, Chiba Chiba Sports Center Stadium June 9-June 10, 1990
73 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium June 17-June 18, 1989
72 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium June 17-June 19, 1988
71 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium June 13-June 14, 1987
70 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium May 30-June 1, 1986
69 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium May 31-June 2, 1985
68 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium October 20-October 21, 1984
67 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium October 1-October 2, 1983
66 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium September 11-September 12, 1982
65 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium October 24-October 25, 1981
64 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium October 25-October 26, 1980
63 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium October 27-October 28, 1979
62 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium October 28-October 29, 1978
61 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium October 28-October 30, 1977
60 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium June 4-June 6, 1976
59 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium May 30-June 1, 1975
58 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium May 31-June 2, 1974
57 Chiba, Chiba Chiba Sports Center Stadium June 1-June 3, 1973
56 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium June 2-June 4, 1972
55 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium May 28-May 30, 1971
54 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium May 29-May 31, 1970
53 Ageo, Saitama Ageo Stadium September 19-September 21, 1969
52 Setagaya, Tokyo Komazawa Olympic Park Stadium August 29-September 1, 1968
51 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium September 22-September 24, 1967
50 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium September 16-September 18, 1966
49 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium October 15-October 17, 1965
48 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium July 3-July 5, 1964
47 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium October 12-October 15, 1963
46 Omiya, Saitama Ōmiya Velodrome October 12-October 14, 1962
45 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium June 30-July 2, 1961
44 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium July 1-July 3, 1960
43 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium August 2-August 3, 1959
42 Shinjuku, Tokyo National Olympic Stadium October 11-October 12, 1958
41 Kobe Kobe Oji Stadium October 5-October 6, 1957
40 Sendai, Miyagi Miyagino Stadium October 6-October 7, 1956
39 Kobe Kobe Oji Stadium October 22-October 23, 1955
38 Shinjuku, Tokyo Meiji Jingu Gaien Stadium September 24-September 26, 1954
37 Shinjuku, Tokyo Meiji Jingu Gaien Stadium October 10-October 11, 1953
36 Gifu Gifu Prefectural Stadium October 4-October 5, 1952
35 Nagoya Mizuho Athletic Stadium October 13-October 14, 1951
34 Kagoshima Kamoike Stadium October 7-October 8, 1950
33 Kashihara, Nara Kashihara Koen Stadium August 27-August 28, 1949
32 Yamagata Yamagata Prefectural Stadium August 14-August 15, 1948
31 Tobata, Fukuoka Sayagatani Stadium October 4-October 5, 1947
30 Kyoto Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium November 2-November 3, 1946

RecordsEdit

Championships records
Event Men Women
Athlete Record Date Location Ref Athlete Record Date Location Ref
100 m Nobuharu Asahara 10.05
(+1.4 m/s)
2002 Kanazawa, Ishikawa [7]   Pauline Davis (BAH) 11.29
(0.0 m/s)
1991 Shinjuku, Tokyo [8]
200 m Shingo Suetsugu 20.03
(+0.6 m/s)
2003 Yokohama [9]   Pauline Davis (BAH) 22.73
(+0.7 m/s)
1991 Shinjuku, Tokyo [10]
400 m Susumu Takano 44.78 1991 Shinjuku, Tokyo [11] Asami Tanno 51.93 2005 Shinjuku, Tokyo [12]
800 m José Luíz Barbosa 1:46.21 1991 Shinjuku, Tokyo [13] Miho Sugimori 2:00.45 2005 Shinjuku, Tokyo [14]
1500 m Mitsuhiro Okuyama 3:38.88 1991 Shinjuku, Tokyo [15] Tudorita Chidu 4:07.77 1991 Shinjuku, Tokyo [16]
5000 m Simon Maina Munyi 13:14.18 1998 Kumamoto [17] Kayoko Fukushi 15:05.07 2004 Tottori [18]
10000 m Aloys Nizigama 27:26.26 1995 Shinjuku, Tokyo [19] Hitomi Niiya 31:06.67 2013 Chōfu, Tokyo [20]
100 m hurdles Hitomi Shimura 13.02
(-0.6 m/s)
2013 Chōfu, Tokyo [21]
110 m hurdles Masato Naito 13.55
(0.0 m/s)
2007 Osaka [22]
400 m hurdles   Samuel Matete (ZAM) 48.08 1991 Shinjuku, Tokyo [23] Nicoleta Carutasu 55.78 1991 Shinjuku, Tokyo [24]
3000 m steeplechase Daniel Njenga 8:19.21 1994 Shinjuku, Tokyo [25] Anju Takamizawa 9:44.22 25 June 2016 Nagoya [26]
High jump Naoyuki Daigo 2.33 m 2006 Kobe [27] Megumi Sato 1.94 m 1988 Shinjuku, Tokyo [28]
Pole vault Igor Potapovich
Daichi Sawano
5.80 m 1990
2004
Chiba
Tottori
[29] Tomomi Abiko 4.40 m 2012 Osaka [30]
Long jump Shinichi Terano 8.20 m 2004 Tottori [31] Larysa Berezhna 7.03 m 1990 Chiba [32]
Triple jump Norifumi Yamashita 17.15 m 1986 Shinjuku, Tokyo [33] Maho Hanaoka 14.04 m 1999 Shizuoka [34]
Shot put Sergey Nikolayev 19.02 m 1990 Chiba [35] Zhen Wenhua 19.40 m 1991 Shinjuku, Tokyo [36]
Discus throw Adewale Olukoju 64.20 m 1991 Shinjuku, Tokyo [37] Min Chunfeng 59.94 m 1991 Shinjuku, Tokyo [38]
Hammer throw Koji Murofushi 83.29 m 2003 Yokohama [39] Masumi Aya 66.32 m 2011 Kumagaya, Saitama [40]
Javelin throw Ryohei Arai 84.54 m 24 June 2016 Nagoya [41] Yuki Ebihara 62.36 m 2012 Osaka [42]
Decathlon Keisuke Ushiro 8308 2014 Nagano, Nagano
Heptathlon Yuki Nakata 5962 2004 Tottori [43]
4 × 100 m R Hosei University 38.79 2015 Yokohama Toho Bank 44.37 2012 Yokohama [44]
(Yoshiya Nishigaki, Kazuma Ōseto, Takuto Yano, Takuya Nagata) (Mayu Sato, Asami Chiba, Sayaka Aoki, Mayumi Watanabe)
4 × 400 m R Chuo University 3:05.02 2011 Yokohama [45] Fukushima University 3:34.70 2007 Yokohama [46]
(Kojiro Kase, Shota Iizuka, Jun Kimura, Yushi Onizuka) (Natsumi Watanabe, Asami Tanno, Sayaka Aoki, Saika Kindaichi)
Marathon Atsushi Fujita 2:06:51 2000 Fukuoka [47] Mizuki Noguchi 2:21:18 2003 Osaka [48]
20 km W Eiki Takahashi 1:18:03 2015 Kobe Masumi Fuchise 1:28.03 2009 Kobe [49]
50 km W Yuki Yamazaki 3:40.12 2009 Wajima, Ishikawa [50]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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