|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Born||11 September 1914 in Nogata, Fukuoka (JPN)|
|Died||8 May 2008 in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka (JPN)|
From Kansai University, Furuta Yasuharu competed in the men’s 110 metre hurdles at the 1936 Berlin Olympics but only placed last in the first heat. In 1946 he won the national championship in the triple jump, the first after World War II. Furuta later served as a board member of the Japan Athletics Federation.
Personal Best: 110H – 15.6 (1936).
|1936 Summer Olympics||Athletics||110 metres Hurdles, Men||Olympic||6 h1 r1/3||Representing Japan|