Maki Okada

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Maki Okada
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Representing  Japan
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul 400 metres - C8
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul 800 metres - C8
Silver medal – second place 1988 Seoul 100 metres - C8
Silver medal – second place 1992 Barcelona 400 metres - C7-8
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona 100 metres - C7-8
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona 200 metres - C7-8

Maki Okada is a paralympic athlete from Japan competing mainly in category C8 sprint events.

Okada competed in both the 1988 and 1992 Summer Paralympics. In the 1988 games she won the 400m gold medal in a world record time of 1 minute 13.40. She also won the gold medal in the 800m and it took a Paralympic record from Irish sprinter Alma Rock to beat her into silver in the 100m. She also finished in fifth place in the 200m. In the 1992 Paralympics it took another world record by British sprinter Esther Cruice to beat her in the 400m while in both the 100m and 200m she finished behind Australian Alison Quinn and Esther to win the bronze medals.[1]

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