Shuji Ujino (born 15 January 1960) is a Japanese former track and field athlete who competed in the high jump. He competed internationally for Japan in the 1980s, with his highest honour being a gold medal at the 1985 Asian Athletics Championships, which he won with a jump of 2.24 m (7 ft 4 in). He also won bronze medals at the 1981 Asian Athletics Championships held In Tokyo,[1] the 1985 Pacific Conference Games,[2] and the 1986 Asian Games.[3]

Shuji Ujino
Personal information
Born (1960-01-15) 15 January 1960 (age 60)
Event(s)High jump
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)2.28 m (1984)

At national level, Ujino twice won the high jump title at the Japan Championships in Athletics, topping the podium in 1985 and 1986.[4] He set a lifetime best of 2.28 m (7 ft 5 34 in) in Wakayama on 21 July 1984, and matched that feat in Seoul on 14 September 1985.[5]

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1981 Asian Championships Tokyo, Japan 3rd 2.21 m
1985 Pacific Conference Games Berkeley, United States 3rd 2.18 m
Asian Championships Jakarta, Indonesia 1st 2.24 m
World Cup Canberra, Australia 6th 2.15 m
1986 Asian Games Seoul, South Korea 3rd 2.21 m

National titlesEdit

Seasonal bestsEdit


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Asian Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved 2019-08-18.
  2. ^ Pacific Conference Games. GBR Athletics. Retrieved 2019-08-18.
  3. ^ Asian Games. GBR Athletics. Retrieved 2019-08-18.
  4. ^ Japanese Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved 2019-08-18.
  5. ^ Shuji Ujino. IAAF. Retrieved 2019-08-18.

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