Eri Yamaguchi (runner)

Eri Yamaguchi (山口 衛里, Yamaguchi Eri, born 14 January 1973 in Takino, Hyogo) is a Japanese long-distance runner who specializes in the marathon race.[1][2]

Eri Yamaguchi
Eri Yamaguchi in the Women's Marathon, Sydney Olympics 2000 042811 (cropped).jpg
Yamaguchi competing in the marathon, Sydney Olympics 2000
Personal information
Born (1973-01-14) January 14, 1973 (age 49)
Takino, Hyōgo, Japan
Sport
SportMarathon

She won the 1999 Tokyo International Women's Marathon and finished seventh at the 2000 Summer Olympics.[3] Her personal best time is 2:22:12 hours. [1]

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Japan
1998 Hokkaido Marathon Sapporo, Japan 1st Marathon 2:27:36
1999 Tokyo Marathon Tokyo, Japan 1st Marathon 2:22:12
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 7th Marathon 2:27:03

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IAAF: Eri Yamaguchi profile| News | iaaf.org". iaaf.org. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Profile of Eri YAMAGUCHI | All-Athletics.com". www.all-athletics.com. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Eri YAMAGUCHI - Olympic Athletics | Japan". International Olympic Committee. 22 June 2016. Retrieved 8 January 2018.