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Mayuko Hagiwara (萩原麻由子, Hagiwara Mayuko, born 16 October 1986) is a Japanese racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Women's Team Eneicat.[1]

Mayuko Hagiwara
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Hagiwara in 2015.
Personal information
Full nameMayuko Hagiwara
萩原麻由子
Born (1986-10-16) 16 October 1986 (age 32)
Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture, Japan
Height168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Team information
Current teamEneicat
Discipline
  • Road
  • Track
RoleRider
Amateur team(s)
2009–2012Cycle Base Asahi
Professional team(s)
2013–2017Wiggle–Honda
2018Alé–Cipollini
2019–Eneicat
Major wins
National Time Trial Championships (2008–2012, 2014–2015)
National Road Race Championships (2010–2012, 2014–2015)

Born in Maebashi, Hagiwara graduated from the National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya and joined the cycling team sponsored by the Japanese bicycle store Cycle Base Asahi. She won the Japanese National Road Race Championships three years in a row between 2010 and 2012[2] and the Japanese National Time Trial Championships five times in a row between 2008 and 2012.[3] She represented Japan in cycling at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Women's road race.[4] In November 2012, it was announced that Hagiwara had signed to ride with the British cycling team Wiggle–Honda for the 2013 season.[5] She lost her national road race and time trial crowns to Eri Yonamine in 2013, but won both titles again in 2014.[6] In 2015, she lost the time trial title to Yonamine, but was again crowned road race champion.[7] That year also saw her become the first Japanese to win a stage in a grand tour, as she took victory in stage 6 of the Giro d'Italia Femminile.[8]

Notable resultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ González, Dani (25 January 2019). "El Eneicat vuelve a concentrarse en León, esta vez al completo" [The Eneicat team returns to concentrate on Leon, this time in full]. Leonoticias (in Spanish). Desde León al Mundo, S.L. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Hagiwara Mayuko ga kanroku no 3-renpa". Cyclowired. Retrieved 28 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Danshi wa Nishizono hatsu-V, joshi Hagiwara 5 renpa". Nikkan Sports. 17 June 2012. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Mayuko Hagiwara". London 2012. Archived from the original on 28 January 2013. Retrieved 28 July 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. ^ "Hagiwara Mayuko ga Ōshū puro ni". Cyclowired. Retrieved 8 November 2012.
  6. ^ Takagi, Hideaki. 萩原麻由子が驚異の追い上げで逆転優勝. Cyclowired (in Japanese). Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  7. ^ Takagi, Hideaki. "「スプリントで絶対に勝てる自信があった」萩原麻由子". Cyclowired (in Japanese). Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  8. ^ "Hagiwara makes history at the Giro Rosa". Cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 10 January 2016.

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