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Iwao Masuda

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameIwao•Masuda
Used nameIwao•Masuda
Original name増田•礒
Born25 December 1914 in ?, Shizuoka (JPN)
AffiliationsShizuoka Technical High School, Shizuoka (JPN)
NOC(s) Japan


Iwao Masuda won the 400 metre title at the 1932 Japan Athletics Championships in 50 seconds flat, which earned him a place on the Japanese Olympic team, where he advanced only to round two. In the 4x400 metre relay, the Japanese team, including Masuda, placed fifth in the final.

Personal Best: 400 – 50.0 (1932).


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1932 Summer Olympics Athletics 400 metres, Men Olympic 6 h1 r2/4 Representing Japan    
  4 × 400 metres Relay, Men Olympic Japan 5