3 May 1998

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
ATH Athletics Men's 20km Race Walk 2 Silver Medal


Start Time Location Event Status
Sapporo Odori Park

Biographical Information


World Athletics Championships
YearLocation20km Race Walk
2019Doha, QAT6th (1:29:02)

Asian Race Walking Championships
320km Race Walk2019Nomi, JPN1:17:25

World Race Walking Challenge - Ten best performances since 2020
1201820km Race WalkWorld Race Walking Team ChampionshipsTaicang, CHN1:21:13
3201920km Race WalkAsian Race Walking ChampionshipsNomi, JPN1:17:25
6201920km Race WalkWorld Athletics ChampionshipsDoha, QAT1:29:02

SF - Semifinal, QF - Quarterfinal, 1R - 1st Round, Qual. - Qualification, QR - Qualification Round, DNF - Did Not Finish, DNS - Did Not Start, DQ - Disqualified, NM - No Mark, [Relay athlete without time] - Did not run in final
Playing cards, watching films. (sponichi.co.jp, 16 Mar 2020)
Athlete, Office Worker
Economics - Toyo University, Tokyo, JPN
Asahi Kasei [Tokyo, JPN]
Mizuho Sakai [personal], JPN
His father Shigeru Ikeda competed in tennis at university level in Japan. His cousin Miyu Ikeda, also known as Michopa, is a model in Japan. (jiji.com, 17 Mar 2020; Michopa Instagram profile, 24 Jun 2020; olympicchannel.com, 30 Mar 2020)
He took up athletics in grade five of primary school, and began competing in race walking in 2015 during grade 11 of high school in Japan. (jiji.com, 17 Mar 2020; olympicchannel.com, 30 Mar 2020; rikujyokyogi.co.jp, 12 Jun 2018)
He initially began training in race walking in order to improve his performance for long-distance running events. He decided to focus on race walking in 2017, during his first year at university. (olympicchannel.com, 30 Mar 2020)
He received an Outstanding Award at the 2018 Japan Association of Athletics Federations [JAAF] Athletics Awards in Japan. (ita-track, 17 Dec 2018)
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