Japanese Olympic long-distance runner, Izumi Maki, Died at 49


Izumi Maki was born on December 10, 1968, and died on October 18, 2018, in Namikata, Ehime.

She was a Japanese previous long-remove sprinter.

She contended in the long distance race.

Izumi Maki spoke to her local nation twice at the Summer Olympics: in 1992 (twelfth place in the 10,000 meters) and 1996 (twelfth place in the ladies’ long distance race).

She went after the Wacoal corporate group amid her profession.

Notwithstanding her Olympic appearances, Maki contended three times at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships (1991 to 1993) with her best execution being 22nd in the 1991 ladies’ race.

Maki was likewise a two-time member at the World Championships in Athletics in the 10,000 m, coming twentieth in 1991 and seventeenth in 1993.

Izumi Maki won the Japanese Championship in the 10,000 m once in her profession, in 1992.

Maki had consecutive wins at the Shibetsu Half Marathon in 1993 and 1994, and furthermore won the Gold Coast Half Marathon in the last year.

Maki was the underlying victor of the 1995 Sapporo Half Marathon in a period of 70:10 minutes, however was precluded for a doping infringement and prohibited for three month.

Later in her vocation she concentrated on long distance race running.

Maki won the 1996 Nagoya International Women’s Marathon and the Pilot Marathon in 1998.

Maki resigned from the game in the late 1990s.

Maki is presently a preparation guide to the Fujita Running Academy.

Maki holds the Asian record for the rarely challenged 20,000 m track race, a check which was once in the past the world record for the occasion.

She passed away at 49 years old due to Breast tumor.


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