Kiyomi Niwata

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Kiyomi Niwata in the heat of the World Championship Series triathlon in Madrid, 2010.
Kiyomi Niwata at the Olympic Games in Beijing, 2008.

Kiyomi Niwata (Japanese: 庭田清美, born 10 December 1970 in Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture) is a professional triathlete from Japan, triple Olympian (Sydney, Athens, Beijing), multiple National Champion (2004, 2005, 2006), Asian Aquathlon Champion and Oceanian Triathlon Champion of the year 2009, and one of the most seasoned triathletes ever.

Kiyomi Niwata and Anja Dittmer are the only triathletes who took part in all three Olympic triathlons[when?].In Sydney and in Athens Niwata placed 14th, in Beijing 9th. She is coached by Col Stewart.

ITU Competitions[edit]

In the 14 years from 1997 to 2010, Kiyomi Niwata took part in 99 ITU competitions, which seems to be an unbreakable record in itself, and achieved 39 top ten positions. In 2010, as a veteran at the age of 39 years, she still belongs to the world elite, takes part in the Dextro Energy World Championship Series together with Ai Ueda, and she won for instance the gold medal at the World Cup in Ishigaki. The following list is based upon the official ITU Profile Page.[1] Unless indicated otherwise, all competitions are triathlons (Olympic Distance) and belong to the Elite category.

Date Competition Place Rank
1997-04-13 World Cup Ishigaki 6
1997-04-27 World Cup Auckland 15
1997-06-29 World Cup Monte Carlo 22
1997-07-06 World Cup Gamagori 2
1997-09-21 World Cup Hamilton 12
1997-10-12 World Cup Cancun 27
1997-10-26 World Cup Sydney 26
1997-11-16 World Championships Perth 28
1998-04-12 World Cup Ishigaki 10
1998-04-26 World Cup Sydney 17
1998-06-21 World Cup Zürich 24
1998-07-12 World Cup Gamagori 5
1998-08-02 World Cup Corner Brook 19
1998-08-09 World Cup Tiszaújváros 9
1998-08-30 World Championships Lausanne 35
1998-09-27 World Cup Cancun 10
1998-11-01 World Cup Auckland 9
1998-11-08 World Cup Noosa 18
1999-04-11 World Cup Ishigaki 16
1999-04-18 World Cup Gamagori 18
1999-05-02 World Cup Sydney 31
1999-06-13 World Cup Kapelle-op-den-Bos 18
1999-06-26 World Cup Big Island 15
1999-07-11 ASTC Asian Regional Championships Sokcho 4
1999-09-12 World Championships Montreal 31
1999-10-10 World Cup Cancun 25
1999-11-07 World Cup Noosa 23
2000-04-01 World Cup Big Island 14
2000-04-09 World Cup Ishigaki 8
2000-09-16 Olympic Games Sydney 14
2001-04-15 World Cup Gamagori 19
2001-04-22 World Cup Ishigaki 14
2002-03-31 World Cup Geelong 9
2002-05-19 World Cup Ishigaki 16
2002-06-09 World Cup Gamagori 15
2002-10-06 World Cup Makuhari 17
2002-11-09 World Championships Cancun 33
2003-04-13 World Cup Ishigaki 16
2003-06-15 World Cup Gamagori 11
2003-07-13 World Cup Edmonton 22
2003-10-13 World Cup Makuhari 10
2003-11-23 World Cup Geelong 11
2003-12-06 World Championships Queenstown 43
2004-04-11 World Cup Ishigaki 3
2004-05-09 World Championships Madeira 17
2004-08-25 Olympic Games Athens 14
2005-05-01 World Cup Mooloolaba 5
2005-05-15 World Cup Ishigaki 2
2005-07-02 ASTC Asian Championships Singapore 11
2005-07-17 World Cup Corner Brook 3
2005-07-23 World Cup Edmonton 9
2005-09-08 Aquathlon World Championships Gamagori 4
2005-09-10 World Championships Gamagori 13
2005-10-23 Asian Cup Tokyo 1
2005-11-13 World Cup New Plymouth 13
2006-03-26 World Cup Mooloolaba 6
2006-04-16 World Cup Ishigaki 7
2006-07-09 BG World Cup Edmonton 8
2006-07-23 BG World Cup Corner Brook 15
2006-09-02 World Championships Lausanne DNF
2006-09-24 BG World Cup Beijing 23
2006-11-12 BG World Cup New Plymouth 22
2007-03-04 OTU Oceania Championships Geelong 9
2007-03-25 BG World Cup Mooloolaba 7
2007-04-15 BG World Cup Ishigaki 14
2007-06-01 ASTC Asian Championships Tongyeong 4
2007-06-10 BG World Cup Vancouver 7
2007-06-17 BG World Cup Des Moines 7
2007-06-24 BG World Cup Edmonton 9
2007-07-22 BG World Cup Kitzbühel 4
2007-07-29 BG World Cup Salford 5
2007-08-30 BG World Championships Hamburg 21
2007-09-15 BG World Cup Beijing 48
2007-09-23 Asian Cup Hong Kong DNF
2008-03-30 BG World Cup Mooloolaba 36
2008-04-13 BG World Cup Ishigaki 30
2008-05-02 ASTC Asian Championships Guanzhou 2
2008-06-05 BG World Championships Vancouver 35
2008-08-18 Olympic Games Beijing 9
2008-11-15 Asian Cup Hong Kong 1
2008-11-16 ASTC Aquathlon Asian Championships Golden Beach 1
2009-03-01 OTU Oceania Championships Gold Coast 1
2009-03-29 World Cup Mooloolaba 20
2009-04-05 Oceania Cup New Plymouth 3
2009-04-26 World Cup Ishigaki 3
2009-05-02 Dextro Energy World Championship Series Tongyeong 6
2009-05-31 Dextro Energy World Championship Series Madrid 25
2009-06-21 Dextro Energy World Championship Series Washington D.C. 20
2009-06-27 Elite Cup Hy-Vee 16
2009-08-15 Dextro Energy World Championship Series London 29
2009-08-22 Dextro Energy World Championship Series Yokohama 6
2009-09-09 Dextro Energy World Championship Series, Grand Final Gold Coast 32
2010-03-27 World Cup Mooloolaba 7
2010-04-11 Dextro Energy World Championship Series Sydney DNF
2010-04-25 World Cup Ishigaki 1
2010-05-08 Dextro Energy World Championship Series Seoul 20
2010-06-05 Dextro Energy World Championship Series Madrid 44
2010-07-17 Dextro Energy World Championship Series Hamburg DNF
2010-07-24 Dextro Energy World Championship Series London DNS
2010-09-08 Dextro Energy World Championship Series: Grand Final Budapest 40

BG = the sponsor British Gas · DNF = did not finish · DNS = did not start

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ See http://archive.triathlon.org/zpg/zresults-ath-dtl.php?id=ODg=#. Retrieved 22 January 2011.