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9 users: 4.7 / 5
Base model: Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66
Style: Platform
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running

Verdict from 7.8 hours of research from the internet

6 reasons to buy

  • Most buyers like that the Onitsuka Tiger Delegation Chunk is very comfortable.
  • Many users love the overall style of this sneaker.
  • Unlike most platform sneakers, several users consider this sneaker as lightweight.
  • Several wearers have mentioned that they love the cushy midsole of this model.
  • Its chunky sole adds a few inches on its wearer's height, a couple of satisfied buyers have shared.
  • Onitsuka Tiger offers this in fashionable color combinations.

2 reasons not to buy

  • A user finds the Onitsuka Tiger Mexico Delegation Chunk a bit hard to clean.
  • This model has a narrow toe box, according to a few reviewers.

Bottom line

Onitsuka Tiger puts one of their most renowned silhouettes over a chunky sole creating funky iteration. The Onitsuka Tiger Delegation Chunk features elevated profile added with modern technology to deliver comfortable and durable footwear. Its style is undeniably noteworthy, as it displays a hefty sole without sacrificing the overall lightness. 

The low-top Onitsuka Tiger Delegation Chunk is a unisex sneaker offered in men's range. This model uses the easy to adjust lacing system to fasten the feet securely. Onitsuka Tiger inserted Ortholite sockliner to manage the moisture and provide comfort.

It is undeniable that Onitsuka Tiger Delegation Chunk displays a real neck-breaking style. This trendy pair flaunts a classic upper seated on top of a hefty yet lightweight rubber outsole. It takes pride as it entirely comes up with a hybrid sneaker that is not only fashionable but also inserted with modern technology. 

There are many fashionable hues of OT Delegation Chunk. Some of the most popular ones are the white/directoire blue, classic red/white, and cream/white. To style, the Onitsuka Tiger Delegation Chunk looks fashionable on feet when paired with high socks and denim shorts for the ladies. Gentlemen may pair this model with their oversized jeans and hoodies for a rugged-downtown look.

The Onitsuka Tiger Delegation Chunk has created another noteworthy pair for it successfully combined classic look with a modern platform sole. The classic Mexico profile on its upper was added with the attention-grabbing platform sole. Although this chunky sole gives a weighty look, this has been applauded for its comfort and lightness that suits the day-long use.

The Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66, also known as Limber Up, was first launched in 1968 when the Japanese Olympic delegation wore them during the Olympic Parade of Nations. This model was the first to carry the signature stripes of the brand, which was also used by the ASICS brand until today. 

This model was re-recreated and was unveiled as the Onitsuka Tiger Mexico Delegation. It featured the original elements of its predecessor, such as the Mexico logo found on the side and the renowned Tiger Stripes of Onitsuka. Instead of the classic leather, the re-launched version is made of a premium suede upper. 

To further cement its name as a real streetwear trailblazer, Onitsuka Tiger reworked the Delegation iteration with a chunky sole. The Onitsuka Tiger Delegation Chunk features the voluminous sole of Chunky Runner and the classic upper of Mexico Delegation. This sneaker was inspired by the platform sneakers of the 90s, which have been making a comeback in today's fashion.

This reworked variation of Mexico Delegation was inserted with the newest ASICS technology dubbed as Fuzegel midsole. This gel cushion is made from the fusion of gel and foam, creating a lightweight and adaptable, comfortable footwear. This innovative tech effectively absorbs rearfoot shock and shifts it to the forefoot for bouncy strides.

  • The Onitsuka Tiger Delegation Chunk W is exclusively offered in women' sizing.
  • It features all the Delegation Chunks' elements except for the conventional laces, which was replaced with Velcro straps. 
  • The rubber sole of Onitsuka Tiger Delegation Chunk is made of an excellent durable injected sole, aided with toe cap and heel plug to provide lightweight and grippy traction.

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

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