2 Sep 1986

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
ATH Athletics 35km Race Walk Mixed Team 2 Silver Medal


Start Time Location Event Status
Smart New World Qiantang River Green Belt

Biographical Information


Asian Games
2Women's 20km Walk2010Guangzhou, CHN1:30:34
Olympic Games
8Women's 20km Walk2012London, GBR1:28:41
World Championships
6Women's 20km Walk2009Berlin, GER1:31:15
11Women's 50km Walk2019Doha, QAT4:41:02
14Women's 35km Walk2023Budapest, HUN2:52:57
25Women's 20km Walk2013Moscow, RUS1:33:13
27Women's 20km Walk2007Osaka, JPN1:41:49
DNFWomen's 20km Walk2011Daegu, KORDNF
Masukon (asahi, 26 Feb 2009)
Camping, hiking, home improvements, making leather products. (Instagram profile, 17 Jul 2023)
Athlete, Office Worker
Economics - Ryukoku University, Kyoto, JPN
Kenso Kogyo [Japan]
She suffered a stress fracture in October 2011. She resumed training in December 2011 before experiencing a recurrence of the injury in January 2012. She returned to full training in February 2012. (topics, 10 Mar 2012)
She took up athletics at age 12 in Japan, and began competing in race walking in grade 11 of high school. (ryukoku, 01 Sep 2006; koukouseishinbun, 10 Nov 2014)
Upon her return from a stress fracture, she asked her coach to enter her in any available event at the national inter-high school championships. She participated in the 3000m race walk at the tournament. After winning the fourth race walk competition she entered, she decided to switch from running events to the race walk. (asahi, 26 Feb 2009; koukouseishinbun, 10 Nov 2014)
Silver Medal
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