On the final day of track and field, at the 27th Universiade held in Kazan, Russia beginning July 6, Shota Iizuka (4th year Faculty of Law) won silver medal in men’s 4 x 100R, and Jun Kimura (4th year Faculty of Law) came in fifth place in men’s 4 x 400R.
Men’s 4 x 100m R
First round: Third place 39.85 sec
Third runner- Jun Kimura/ Anchor- Shota Iizuka
Finals: Second Place (Silver Medal) 39.12 sec
Anchor- Shota Iizuka
*Kimura ran the men’s 4 x 400mR held on the same day
Men’s 4 x 400mR
Finals: Fifth place 3 min 6.58 sec
First runner- Jun Kimura
At the individual races, Iizuka also won the bronze medal, and Kimura proceeded to the semi-finals.
200m Shota Iizuka Bronze Medal:
First round First place 21.08 sec
Second round First place 20.74 sec
Semi-finals Second place 20.43 sec (wind assistance)
Finals Third place 20.33 sec (wind assistance)
400m Jun Kimura
First round Second place 47.42 sec
Semi-finals Fifth place 46.84 sec (placed twelfth out of total- did not make finals)
Iizuka also plans to run in the 200m and 4 x 100mR at the Track and Field World Championships held in Moscow from August 10.
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