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Masato Naitō (内藤 真人, Naitō Masato, born 31 July 1980 in Toyota, Aichi, Japan) is a Japanese hurdler.

He finished fourth at the 2005 Asian Championships and third at the 2006 Asian Games. He also competed at the World Championships in 2001, 2003 and 2005 as well as the 2004 Olympic Games without reaching the final round.

His personal best time is 13.43 seconds, achieved in May 2007 in Kumagaya. The current national record belongs to Satoru Tanigawa with 13.39 seconds.[1]

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Japan
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 19th (sf) 110 m hurdles 13.73
Universiade Beijing, China 110 m hurdles DNF
2002 Asian Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka 7th 110 m hurdles 14.54
2003 World Championships Paris, France 15th (sf) 110 m hurdles 13.68
Afro-Asian Games Hyderabad, India 2nd 110 m hurdles 13.71
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 19th (h) 60 m hurdles 7.77
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 19th (qf) 110 m hurdles 13.54
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 20th (sf) 110 m hurdles 13.88
Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 4th 110 m hurdles 13.90
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 19th (sf) 60 m hurdles 7.82
Asian Games Doha, Qatar 3rd 110 m hurdles 13.60
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 14th (sf) 110 m hurdles 13.58
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 18th (sf) 60 m hurdles 7.85
Olympic Games Beijing, China 37th (h) 110 m hurdles 13.96