Noriko Arai

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Noriko Arai
Medal record
Track and field (athletics)
Representing  Japan
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta 100 metres - T32-33
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney 100 metres - T34
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta 200 metres - T32-33
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney 200 metres - T34
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens 200 metres - T34

Noriko Arai (荒井 のり子 Arai Noriko?) is a paralympic athlete from Japan competing mainly in category T34 sprint events.

Noriko competed in the 100m and 200m at three consecutive Paralympics. In her first two games in 1996 and 2000 she won gold in the 100m and silver in the 200m on both occasions. She could not continue this and in 2008 had to be content with a bronze in the 200m. [1]