Risa Shigetomo

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Risa Shigetomo
重友梨佐 - 第33回大阪国際女子マラソン - Risa Shigetomo - Osaka International Ladies Marathon 2014.jpg
Personal information
Born (1987-08-29) August 29, 1987 (age 33)
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight50 kg (110 lb)
Sport
Country Japan
SportAthletics
Event(s)Marathon

Risa Shigetomo (重友 梨佐, Shigetomo Risa, born 29 August 1987 in Bizen) is a Japanese long-distance runner.[1] She competed in the marathon at the 2012 Summer Olympics, placing 78th with a time of 2:40:06.[2] She finished in 14th place in the marathon at the 2015 World Championship with a time of 2:32:37.[3] Her personal best is 2:23:23, set in Osaka in 2012, while she was winning the 2012 Osaka marathon.[3][4] She won the Osaka Marathon again in 2017, in a time of 2:24:22.[4] Winning the Osaka Marathon earned her a place on Japan's 2017 World Championship team.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Risa Shigetomo". London 2012. Archived from the original on 7 August 2012. Retrieved 9 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Women's Marathon: Results". London 2012. Archived from the original on 5 December 2012. Retrieved 9 August 2012.
  3. ^ a b "IAAF: Risa Shigetomo | Profile". iaaf.org. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  4. ^ a b Nakamura, Ken (29 January 2017). "IAAF: Shigetomo triumphs in Osaka| News | iaaf.org". iaaf.org. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  5. ^ "IAAF: Japan selects marathon team for IAAF World Championships London 2017| News | iaaf.org". iaaf.org. 18 March 2017. Retrieved 19 April 2017.