13th IAAF World Championships
Yuki Kawauchi (JPN), APRIL 21, 2011 - Athletics : Press conference during Marathon Men & Women Japan representative before the 13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics at Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel,Tokyo, Japan. Yuki Kawauchi is an amateur salary man runner who shot to prominence in the 2011 Tokyo Marathon achieving the fastest time by a Japanese male on the course. He thus qualified for the World Championships and is quoted as saying "I want to show Japan, the world, that even as an amateur, even working full time, you can still be world-class." He plans to train in the mornings before working in his city office job in the afternoons as he prepares for the World's. (Photo by Jun Tsukida/AFLO SPORT).