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Kei Takase (髙瀬 慧, Takase Kei, born 25 November 1988 in Shizuoka) is a Japanese sprinter.[1] He competed in 200 metres at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, and was part of the Japanese 4 × 400 m team.[1] He also competed in the 2013 World Championships in Athletics, held in Moscow. More recently he took part in 100 metres races in various meetings, clocking 10.09 into a slight headwind in Kawasaki in May 2015, performing well enough to represent Japan in the 100 m at the 2015 World Championships as well as in the 200 m.[2] He competed at the 2016 Olympics in the 200 m, only.[2]

Kei Takase
Kei Takase 2012 Olympics.jpg
Takase at 2012 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1988-11-25) November 25, 1988 (age 30)
Shizuoka, Japan
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
Sport
Country Japan
SportAthletics
Event(s)100 metres
200 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)100 metres 10.09 (-0.1 m/s) (Kawasaki 2015)
200 metres 20.14 (+1.0 m/s) (Kumagaya 2015)

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International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Japan
2011 Asian Championships Kobe, Japan 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:04.72
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 13th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:02.64
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 18th (sf) 200 m 20.70
12th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:03.86
2013 Asian Championships Pune, India 3rd 200 m 20.92
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 39.11
World Championships Moscow, Russia 33rd (h) 200 m 20.96
6th 4 × 100 m relay 38.39
2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 5th 4 × 100 m relay 38.40
Asian Games Incheon, South Korea 3rd 100 m 10.15
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 38.49
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 25th (h) 100 m 10.15
24th (sf) 200 m 20.64
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 55th (h) 200 m 20.71

Personal bestsEdit

Outdoor

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Kei Takase". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 7 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b "IAAF: Kei Takase | Profile". iaaf.org. Retrieved 2017-10-07.

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