Yuki Yamazaki (racewalker)
|Born||January 16, 1984|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||63 kg (139 lb)|
|Event(s)||50km Race Walk|
Yamazaki began to participate in race walking at high school, and competed at the World Junior championships in his junior year.
At the Osaka World Championships in 2007, he was in contention in the 50 km race until he was misdirected by officials and disqualified for entering the stadium without completing the full course. If he had finished in the top eight, he would have qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics. He managed to qualify for the 2008 Olympics after setting a new Japanese record at the Japanese national championships.
|2000||World Junior Championships||Santiago, Chile||20th||10,000m walk||45:19.21|
|2002||World Junior Championships||Kingston, Jamaica||5th||10,000 m||42:02.76|
|2003||Asian Championships||Manila, Philippines||2nd||20 km||1:21:54|
|2004||Olympic Games||Athens, Greece||—||20 km||DNF|
|2005||World Championships||Helsinki, Finland||8th||50 km||3:51:15|
|2007||World Championships||Osaka, Japan||—||50 km||DNF|
|2008||Olympic Games||Beijing, PR China||11th||20 km||1:21:18|
|2009||World Championships||Berlin, Germany||—||50 km||DSQ|
|2010||World Race Walking Cup||Chihuahua, Mexico||6th||50 km||3:55:44|
|2012||World Race Walking Cup||Saransk, Russia||25th||20 km||1:23:19|
|Olympic Games||London, Great Britain||–||50 km||DQ|
|2015||World Championships||Beijing, China||34th||50 km||4:03:54|
- Kodama, Ikumi (4 May 2010). "YUKI YAMAZAKI - Focus on Athletes biography". www.iaaf.org. IAAF. Retrieved 21 July 2015.