Kota Murayama

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Kota Murayama
Kota Murayama - Rio 2016.jpg
Murayama at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1993-02-23) 23 February 1993 (age 25)
Sport
Country Japan
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 5000 metres
College team Josai University
Kota Murayama at the 2012 World Junior Championships

Kota Murayama (村山 紘太, Murayama Kōta) born 23 February 1993 is a Japanese long-distance runner.[1] He competed in the 5000 metres event at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics in Beijing, China.[2] His twin brother, Kenta, competed in the 10,000 metres.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2012 Asian Junior Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka 2nd 5000 m 14:33.67
World Junior Championships Barcelona, Spain 11th 5000 m 14:18.24
2014 Asian Games Incheon, South Korea 5th 5000 m 13:34.57
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 32nd (h) 5000 m 14:07.11
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 42nd (h) 5000 m 14:26.72
30th 10,000 m 29:02.51

Personal bests[edit]

Event Time Date Place
1500m 3:39.56 5 September 2014 Kumagaya, Japan
5000m 13:19.62 9 May 2015 Marugame, Japan
10,000m 27:29.69 28 November 2015 Hachiōji, Japan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kota Murayama". IAAF. 30 August 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Heats results

External links[edit]