Satoru Sasaki

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Satoru Sasaki (Japanese: 佐々木悟; born October 16, 1985) is a Japanese long-distance runner who specialises in marathon running.

Sasaki finished 3rd at the 2015 Fukuoka Marathon in 2:08:56, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race. He was the highest finishing runner from Japan in this race.[1] He achieved this without being an invited runner for the race.[2] This finish earned him selection for the 2016 Olympics,[3] where he finished 16th.


  1. ^ "Sasaki places third in Fukuoka Marathon". The Japan Times. 2015-12-06. Retrieved 2016-03-01.
  2. ^ "MARATHON/ Makau takes the tape again as Fukuoka champion - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun". Retrieved 2016-03-01.
  3. ^ 0:00/-. "Lilesa puts best foot forward for win". The Japan News. Retrieved 2016-03-01.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)

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