Yoko Hunnicutt

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Yoko Hunnicutt
Personal information
Native name 太田 陽子
Birth name Yoko Ota
Nationality Japan Japanese
Born (1975-01-14) January 14, 1975 (age 42)
Amagasaki, Japan
Country Japan
Sport Track and field
Event(s) High jump
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) high jump: 1.95m (2002)
Updated on 14 September 2015.

Yoko Hunnicutt, née Ota (born 14 January 1975 in Amagasaki, Hyōgo and raised in Kamakura, Kanagawa) is a Japanese high jumper. Her personal best jump is 1.95 metres, achieved in July 2002 in Sapporo.

She finished fifth at the 1992 World Junior Championships and eleventh at the 2000 Olympics. At the regional level she won the 1991 Asian Championships and the 1998 Asian Games and finished second at the 1998 Asian Championships.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Japan
1991 Asian Championships Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1st High jump 1.83 m
1992 World Junior Championships Seoul, South Korea 5th High jump 1.85 m
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 12th High jump 1.80 m
1995 Universiade Fukuoka, Japan 9th Triple jump 12.88 m
1998 Asian Championships Fukuoka, Japan 2nd High jump 1.91 m
Asian Games Bangkok, Thailand 1st High jump 1.88 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 26th (q) High jump 1.85 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 11th High jump 1.90 m
2002 Asian Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka 6th High jump 1.75 m
Asian Games Busan, South Korea 5th High jump 1.80 m
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom High jump NM
2005 Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 8th High jump 1.80 m

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