Kayono Maeda

Kayono Maeda (前田佳代乃, Maeda Kayono, born 13 January 1991) is a Japanese track cyclist, born in Kikuchi.[1]

Kayono Maeda
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Kayono Maeda (2016)
Personal information
Born (1991-01-13) 13 January 1991 (age 30)
Team information
DisciplineTrack cycling
RoleRider
Rider typesprint

From 2009 to 2018, she won an unprecedented 10 consecutive gold medals in professional sprint cycling events at the Japanese National Track Race Championships.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the Women's sprint. She also competed in the sprint event at the 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 UCI Track Cycling World Championships.[2]

On 9 September 2018, Maeda announced her retirement from cycling.[3]

Career resultsEdit

2013
ACC Track Asia Cup – Thailand Round
1st Sprint
1st 500m Time Trial
2014
Track Clubs ACC Cup
1st Keirin
1st Sprint
1st 500m Time Trial
2nd Sprint, Japan Track Cup 2
3rd   Team Sprint, Asian Track Championships (with Takako Ishii)
3rd Sprint, Japan Track Cup 2
2015
Track Clubs ACC Cup
1st 500m Time Trial
2nd Sprint
3rd Keirin
Asian Track Championships
2nd   Team Sprint (with Takako Ishii)
3rd   500m Time Trial
2016
Taiwan Hsin-Chu Track International Classic
1st Sprint
3rd Keirin
3rd Team Sprint (with Takako Ishii)
3rd Keirin, Japan Track Cup
3rd   Team Sprint, Asian Track Championships (with Takako Ishii)
2017
Japanese National Track Championships
1st   Sprint
2nd   Keirin
Asian Track Championships
3rd   Keirin
3rd   Team Sprint (with Riyu Ohta)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kayono Maeda". London2012.com. Archived from the original on 30 July 2012. Retrieved 22 August 2012.
  2. ^ "2012 Track Cycling World Championships: Entries list". tissottiming.com. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  3. ^ "前田佳代乃「今日で引退」10連覇達成して電撃表明(in Japanese)". Nikkan Sports. Retrieved 7 November 2018.