Ayako Kimura

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Ayako Kimura
Ayako Kimura 2017.jpg
Kimura at the 2017 Asian Championships
Personal information
Born (1988-06-11) June 11, 1988 (age 32)[1]
Hiroshima, Japan[2]
Alma materYokohama National University[3]
Height168 cm (5 ft 6 in)[3]
Weight52 kg (115 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)100 m hurdles, 200 m
ClubEdion, Hiroshima
Coached byManabu Kawagoe[3]
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)200 m – 25.00 (2017)
100 mH – 12.99 (2017)[1]

Ayako Kimura (木村 文子, Kimura Ayako, born June 11, 1988) is a Japanese hurdler. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 100 meter hurdles, and failed to reach the final. She won a gold, a bronze and a silver medal in this event at the Asian championships in 2013, 2015 and 2017, respectively.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Japan
2011 Asian Championships Kobe, Japan 4th 100 m hurdles 13.26
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 37th (h) 100 m hurdles 13.75
2013 Asian Championships Pune, India 1st 100 m hurdles 13.25
2014 Continental Cup Marrakech, Morocco 6th 100 m hurdles 13.17
Asian Games Incheon, South Korea 3rd 100 m hurdles 13.25
2015 Asian Championships Wuhan, China 3rd 100 m hurdles 13.41
2017 Asian Championships Bhubaneswar, India 2nd 100 m hurdles 13.30
World Championships London, United Kingdom 23rd (sf) 100 m hurdles 13.29
2019 Asian Championships Doha, Qatar 1st 100 m hurdles 13.13
World Championships Doha, Qatar 28th (h) 100 m hurdles 13.19

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ayako Kimura at World Athletics
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Ayako Kimura". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on December 3, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "Ayako Kimura". London2012.com. LOCOG. Archived from the original on August 26, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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