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Tomoya Tamura Will Compete in Men's 4 × 400 m Relay at the Rio 2016 Olympics


July 25, 2016
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. is pleased to announce that its athletics club member Mr. Tomoya Tamura is going to compete in the men's 4 × 400 meter relay at the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

Mr. Tamura has excellent records in men's 400 meter races including second place in the 2014 intercollegiate athletic game in Japan and third place in the 99th Japan National Championships. He also competed in the 2015 World Championships in Athletics. This is going to be the first Olympic Games that he will participate in.

Mr. Tamura commented, "I am delighted to be able to participate in the Olympic Games. If I could mark a new national record in the preliminary race, I will be able to compete in the championship. To make it happen, I will do my very best and hope to receive your warm support."

We are proud of his participation, and hope that he will enjoy it very much.

  • Mr. Tomoya Tamura
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    Name Tomoya Tamura
    Birthdate August 20, 1992
    Record 20"73 (200 meters)
    46"07 (400 meters)
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