Noriko Narazaki

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Noriko Narazaki
Medal record
Women's judo
Representing  Japan
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney -52 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta -52 kg
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1999 Birmingham -52 kg
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 1994 Hiroshima -56 kg

Noriko Narazaki (楢崎 教子, Narazaki Noriko, née Sugawara Sugawara (菅原); born on September 27, 1972 in Yamato, Kanagawa, Japan) is a retired Japanese judoka.


Narazaki competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics, winning a bronze medal in the half-lightweight division.[1]

Narazaki returned to competitive judo in 1999, winning a gold medal at the 1999 World Judo Championships.[citation needed] At the 2000 Summer Olympics, she became the first married Japanese judoka to compete in the Olympics,[citation needed] finishing with a silver medal.[1] She retired after the 2000 Summer Olympics and began teaching at Bunkyo University in April, 2001.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Noriko Narazaki". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.