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Seiko GGP Announcing the men’s high jump participants! Two-time Asian indoor champion Akamatsu challenges world track and field silver medalist Woo Sang-hyuk

[Seiko GGP] Announcing the men’s high jump participants! Two-time Asian indoor champion Akamatsu challenges world track and field silver medalist Woo Sang-hyuk

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Press release: March 29, 2024
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[Seiko GGP] Announcing the men’s high jump participants! Two-time Asian indoor champion Akamatsu challenges world track and field silver medalist Woo Sang-hyuk
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“Seiko Golden Grand Prix Athletics 2024 Tokyo” will be held at the National Stadium on Sunday, May 19, 2024.
https://goldengrandprix-japan.com/
)” We would like to inform you of the athletes scheduled to
participate in the men’s high jump as follows. (As of March 29, 2024) Woo Sang-hyuk (South Korea), silver medalist at the Oregon 2022 World Championship and 6th place finisher at the Budapest 2023 World Championship, has been confirmed to participate! At last year’s competition, he filled the venue with excitement with his spectacular jumps. His personal record is 2.36m, which he set in February 2022, and he has already jumped over 2.30m in indoor competitions in the 2024 season, winning a bronze medal at the Glasgow 2024 World Indoor Championships.
Also scheduled to participate are Brandon Stark (Australia), who finished 5th at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and has a personal record of 2.36m, matching U’s, and Joel Barden (Australia), who came in 2nd place last year and has a personal record of 2.33m.
From Japan, Ryoichi Akamatsu (Awards), who finished 8th at the Budapest 2023 World Championships and won his second consecutive title at the Tehran 2024 Asian Indoor Championships, and Mano, who finished 8th at the Oregon 2022 World Championships and won the bronze medal at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games. Tomohiro (Kyudenko) and Naoto Hasegawa (Niigata Albirex RC), Japan representative for the Budapest 2023 World Championship, have been confirmed to participate!
* Expect an aerial battle over 2m30 against the world championship silver medalist! *
This tournament will be held as the top-ranked Gold tournament on the World Athletics Continental Tour, the world’s best series other than the Diamond League, sponsored by World Athletics.
* Tickets are on sale now! *
* https://goldengrandprix-japan.com/2024/ticket/*

[Men’s high jump]
* Players will be decided and added in the future.
*Affiliations are as of March 29, 2024.
*PB (Personal Best): Personal record
*SB (Season Best): Season best
*i (indoor): Indoor record
*:2024 record

[Seiko GGP] Tickets are now on sale!

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There are only a few “special tickets” left, which started selling from March 21st! !
“Seiko Premium BOX” allows you to watch games in a luxurious space. Only 20 seats left are for sale.
* Pre-sale for all seats starts from 11:00 on Saturday, March 30th! ! * This is a better early bird discount than the regular sale, so please buy it early!
* ▼First round of contestants: Hurdles event*
https://goldengrandprix-japan.com/2024/news/article/19630/
* ▼Participants 2nd round: Middle and long distance events*
https://goldengrandprix-japan.com/2024/news/article/19641/
* ▼First key visual released: World sighting at the National Museum * https://www.jaaf.or.jp/news/article/19523/

[World Athletics Continental Tour]
The world’s best One-Day event other than the Diamond League (14 tournaments designated in 2023) hosted by World Athletics (WA, World Athletics Federation)
A series of competitions. The Continental Tour takes place around the world and is divided into four levels: Gold, Silver, Bronze and Challenger, and these levels are determined by the quality of the competition and the prize money on offer.
The WA Continental Tour Gold, in which this tournament is positioned, will only be designated as 12 tournaments in the world in 2024. “A”, which is higher than the Japan Championship (B category) in the world ranking category (rating) of
Paris 2024 Olympic Games
This is an important competition for top overseas and domestic athletes aiming to qualify to participate and improve their world rankings.

[ARCHIVE] Seiko GGP2023

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▼ [Seiko GGP] 2023 special site
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▼[Seiko GGP2023 Tournament Report]
World champion Karlie won an easy victory with consecutive hits in the 9 second range, and Izumitani won V! with a time of 13.07 seconds, which ranks second in the world this season.
https://goldengrandprix-japan.com/2023/news/article/18040/
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