Harumi Hiroyama

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Harumi Hiroyama

Harumi Hiroyama (Japanese: 弘山晴美; born 2 September 1968 in Naruto, Tokushima) is a Japanese long-distance runner. In her early career she specialized in the 1500 and 3000 metres, but gradually she shifted to the 5000 metres, 10,000 metres and the marathon race.

She won her first marathon in 2007 at the age of 37 when she beat Yoko Shibui to the finish to win the Nagoya International Women's Marathon.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Japan
1994 Asian Games Hiroshima, Japan 2nd 3000 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 8th 5000 m
East Asian Games Busan, South Korea 1st 5000 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 4th 10,000 m
2000 Osaka Ladies Marathon Osaka, Japan 2nd Marathon 2:22:56
2001 London Marathon London, United Kingdom 12th Marathon 2:29:01
2002 Asian Games Busan, South Korea 2nd Marathon 2:34:44
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 8th Marathon 2:25:46
2006 Nagoya Marathon Nagoya, Japan 1st Marathon 2:23:26

Personal bests[edit]


  1. ^ Nakamura, Ken (2006-03-12). Hiroyama over Shibui in Nagoya Marathon. IAAF. Retrieved on 2010-08-08.

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