Motohashi in 2006
June 10, 1986 |
Tokoro, Kitami, Hokkaido
|Curling club||Tokoro CC,
Kitami, Hokkaido, JPN
|5 (2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010)|
|6 (2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)|
|2 (2006, 2010)|
Motohashi was a member of Team Aomori which represented Japan at two Winter Olympics (2006 and 2010). She threw second stones for Ayumi Onodera at the 2006 Winter Olympics, finishing 7th, and played second for Moe Meguro at the 2010 Winter Olympics, finishing 8th. She skipped the Japan team at the 2002 World Junior Curling Championships, finishing last. She has also played for Japan at five World Curling Championships: 2004 (7th), 2005 (9th), 2007 (9th), 2008 (4th) & 2010 (11th). Motohashi has won one World Curling Tour event in her career, the 2007 Meyers Norris Penny Charity Classic, playing third for Meguro.
After playing for the Meguro rink from 2007 to 2010, Motohashi began skipping her own team in 2011. She has yet to represent Japan internationally as a skip on the senior level.
Motohashi graduated from Nippon Sport Science University. Her nickname is 'Marilyn' named after her first name.
Grand Slam record
|F||Lost in Final|
|SF||Lost in Semifinal|
|QF||Lost in Quarterfinals|
|R16||Lost in the round of 16|
|Q||Did not advance to playoffs|
|DNP||Did not participate in event|
|N/A||Not a Grand Slam event that season|
- Mari Motohashi on the World Curling Federation database
- Mari Motohashi on the World Curling Tour database
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