JOY IN JAPAN: Jamie Baulch celebrates after winning the 400m gold medal at the World Indoor Championships in Maebashi
back in 1999 SPECIAL GUEST: Former British Olympian and multi-medal winning sprinter Jamie Baulch pictured with some of the youngsters at Alsop High School Code zz060212JAMIE-1
and the company declined requests for interviews.
Riken Forge of Maebashi
, Japan, makes hot forgings for the automotive, agricultural, and construction industries.
Sou Fujimoto's radical, radial urban house in Maebashi
City (p86) prompts new ways of thinking about domestic life, and Pezo von Ellrichshausen's clifftop retreat on Chile's Pacific coast (p74) is a simple but powerful abstract statement (and constructed by locals using only one concrete mixer and a quartet of wheelbarrows).
His third place in Maebashi
, Japan, in a European record time of 6.46seconds, was the first major breakthrough at senior level for the Bath sprinter, winner of the world junior 100m silver medal in 1994.
The 29-year-oldWelshman, who claimed the world indoor 400 metres title in the Japanese city of Maebashi
in 1999, travelled to Birmingham last weekend to begin preparations.
With a home crowd behind the bubbly Welshman in Birmingham, a repeat of his feat at Maebashi
, Japan, four years ago could be on the cards.
Here are the next nine in descending order, with their price indexes in brackets: Matsuyama (89.4), Miyazaki (89.4), Tokushima (89.8), Saga (90.5), Oita (90.6), Maebashi
(90.9), Hiroshima (91.0.), Kumamoto (91.1) and Yamaguchi (91.6).
According to a suit filed by the two retailers, Yamada Denki, based in Maebashi
, Gunma Prefecture, falsely claimed to customers that the two firms were selling a stereo set for 131,450 yen, 6,500 yen more than their actual prices.
He and Colin Jackson were the only two British winners from the championships in Maebashi
two years ago.
Only companies that have registered with the bureau and the Maebashi
Regional Legal Affairs Bureau will be able to use the system.