Yoshihide Kiryu

Top Asian top sprinters to square off at World Challenge Series

Top Chinese sprinter Zhang Peimeng is expected to square off against Japanese teenager Yoshihide Kiryu at the World Challenge Series in Kawasaki, Japan, next month.

Apr 29, 2015, 16:45 PM IST

Asia's fastest sprinter Yoshihide Kiryu to challenge Usain Bolt in New York

Japanese teenager Yoshihide Kiryu, the fastest runner in Asia, has been invited to race 100 metres against world record holder Usain Bolt at the Diamond League New York Grand Prix in June.

Apr 25, 2015, 16:50 PM IST

Japanese Yoshihide Kiryu is fastest Asian runner

Japanese teenager Yoshihide Kiryu, the World junior bronze medallist, has clocked a wind-assisted 9.87-second victory at the Texas Relays athletics tournament in Austin, becoming the fastest Asian sprinter under any conditions.

Mar 29, 2015, 17:08 PM IST

Asian Games: Qatari eyes high jump world record

Mutaz Essa Barshim wants to beat one of athletics oldest world records at the Asian Games, while Zhang Peimeng just wants to drag Asia into the modern 100m world with a sub-10 second time.

Sep 26, 2014, 15:28 PM IST

Asian Games: Japan sprint sensation Kiryu out after injury

Japan`s teenage sprint sensation Yoshihide Kiryu has withdrawn from this month`s Asian Games in South Korea with a torn left hamstring, the Japan Association of Athletics Federations said on Tuesday.

Sep 09, 2014, 16:38 PM IST

Injured Japan sprinter Yoshihide Kiryu doubtful for Asian Games

Teenaged Japanese sprinter Yoshihide Kiryu is doubtful for this month`s Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea after suffering a torn left hamstring, local media reported on Monday.

Sep 08, 2014, 19:45 PM IST