Sumitomo Electric Has Decided to Employ the Track and Field Athlete Hyuga Endo
October 21, 2016
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
*This press release was originally published in Japanese on October 14, 2016.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. has decided to employ Hyuga Endo, a track and field athlete currently a member of the athletics club of Ishikawa High School, next spring.
Mr. Endo competed in the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World U20 Championships, held this July in Poland. In addition, he won the title for the second consecutive year in the category of boys' A 5,000 m of the National Sports Festival, held in October.
By welcoming Mr. Endo, who will add his power to our athletics club, we aim to achieve further growth.
Mr. Endo's Profile
- Hyuga Endo
- Date of birth
- August 5, 1998
- Place of birth
- Fukushima, Japan
|2014||69th National Sports Festival, Boys' B 3,000 m - 1st place|
|2015||9th IAAF World Youth Championships in Athletics, 3,000 m - 5th place
68th All-Japan Inter High School Championships, 5,000 m - 3rd place (1st among the participating Japanese athletes)
70th National Sports Festival, Boys' A 5,000 m - 1st place
3,000 m - set a new Japanese high school student record
13th Asian Cross Country Championships - selected as a Japanese representative
|2016||Competing in the IAAF World U20 Championships, 5,000 m
69th All-Japan Inter High School Championships, 1,500 m - 1st place
69th All-Japan Inter High School Championships, 5,000 m - 3rd place (1st among the participating Japanese athletes)
71st National Sports Festival, Boys' A 5,000 - 1st place