Arata Fujiwara

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Arata Fujiwara
Arata Fujiwara - 2012 Olympic Marathon.jpg
Personal information
Born (1981-09-12) September 12, 1981 (age 36)
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Weight 54 kg (119 lb)
Sport
Country  Japan
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Marathon

Arata Fujiwara (藤原 新, Fujiwara Arata, born 12 September 1981)[1] is a Japanese marathon runner.

At the 2009 World Championships in Athletics held in Berlin, Germany, Fujiwara finished 61st in the men's marathon in a time of two hours, thirty-one minutes and ten seconds.[1]

He represented Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's marathon, finishing in 45th place.[2] He qualified for the Games by finishing second in the 2012 Tokyo Marathon.[3]

Personal Bests[edit]

5000 Metres 13:49.70 Abashiri 10 JUN 2007
10,000 Metres 28:57.28 Kobe 22 APR 2007
20 Kilometres 58:25 Marugame 05 FEB 2012
Half Marathon 1:01:34 Marugame 05 FEB 2012
25 Kilometres 1:15:35 Tokyo 17 FEB 2008
30 Kilometres 1:30:19 Tokyo 26 FEB 2012
Marathon 2:07:48 Tokyo 26 FEB 2012[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fujiwara, Arata Biography". International Association of Athletics Federations. Retrieved 19 July 2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.olympic.org/olympic-results/london-2012/athletics/marathon-m
  3. ^ Villar, Ruairidh (12 March 2012). "Curvy dancing prepares Fujiwara for marathon". Reuters. Retrieved 19 July 2012. 
  4. ^ http://www.iaaf.org/athletes/japan/arata-fujiwara-223812