Seito Yamamoto
Seito Yamamoto
Japan

Seito Yamamoto

Athletics
Olympic
Sports (Disciplines / Events)
Athletics (Field / Pole Vault)
Date of Birth
1992/3/11
Nationality
Japan
Company
Toyota Motor Corporation
Main Achievements

Olympian (2012, 2016)

The 102nd JAAF Athletics Championships
Men's Pole Vault #1
The 18th Asian Games XVIII Asiad
Men's Pole Vault #1
Personal Best
5m77 (Japan indoor record)
Messages
I'll work hard to meet everyone's expectation. Thank you for your support.
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Athlete Stories

SEITO YAMAMOTO: "After crawling back up from the bottom, I hope to grab on to something that will change my life."

After crawling back up from the bottom, I hope to grab on to something that will change my life.

Attempts to jump higher and higher―especially after one has been down―deserve respect. So we decided to make our way over to Kanagawa Prefecture to meet pole vaulter and two-time Olympian Seito Yamamoto. Yamamoto was training hard among scores of university students at the Yokohama Kenshidai Campus of Nippon Sport Science University, where he is based.

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