Seito Yamamoto

Seito Yamamoto (山本 聖途, Yamamoto Seito, born 11 March 1992 in Okazaki, Aichi[1]) is a Japanese pole vaulter.[2] He competed in the pole vault event at the 2012 Summer Olympics failing to clear any height in the qualifying round. His biggest success to date is the sixth place at the 2013 World Championships.

Seito Yamamoto
Personal information
Born (1992-03-11) March 11, 1992 (age 30)
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Weight70 kg (150 lb)
Country Japan
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Pole vault

He has personal bests of 5.75 metres outdoors (Hiratsuka 2013) and 5.77 metres indoors (Reno 2016).

International competitionsEdit

Representing   Japan
Year Competition Venue Position Notes
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom NM
2013 Universiade Kazan, Russia 2nd 5.60 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 6th 5.75 m
East Asian Games Tianjin, China 1st 5.50 m
2014 Asian Games Incheon, South Korea NM
2015 Asian Championships Wuhan, China 2nd 5.50 m
World Championships Beijing, China 23rd (q) 5.65 m
2016 Asian Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 2nd 5.60 m
World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 10th 5.55 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil NM
DécaNation Marseille, France 2nd 5.60 m
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 26th (q) 5.30 m
DécaNation Angers, France 3rd 5.50 m
2018 Asian Games Jakarta, Indonesia 1st 5.70 m
2019 Asian Championships Doha, Qatar 7th 5.51 m
World Championships Doha, Qatar 20th (q) 5.60 m
2021 Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan 25th (q) 5.30 m
2022 World Championships Eugene, United States 15th (q) 5.65 m