Hitomi NIIYA

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Japan Japan
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    26 FEB 1988
    ATHLETE'S CODE
    14287407
  • ROAD RACE LABEL STATUS
    2020 Gold
Hitomi Niiya in action in the 10,000m at the World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Women's 10,000m 8 1259
Women's 5000m 37 1169
Women's Overall Ranking 239 1280

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Women's 10,000m 2 for 2 weeks
Women's 5000m 37 for 23 weeks
Women's Overall Ranking 239 for 21 weeks
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Venue Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 4:20.14 Athletic Track, Abashiri (JPN) 15 JUL 2020 1049
3000 Metres 9:10.34 Sidi Youssef Ben Ali, Marrakesh (MAR) 13 JUL 2005 1071
5000 Metres 15:07.02 Douglas Track & Field, Auckland (NZL) 23 FEB 2020 1149
10,000 Metres 30:56.70 Luzhniki, Moskva (RUS) 11 AUG 2013 1196
Half Marathon 1:06:38 Houston, TX (USA) 19 JAN 2020 NR 1229
Marathon 2:30:58 Nagoya (JPN) 08 MAR 2009 1123

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 4:20.14 Athletic Track, Abashiri (JPN) 15 JUL 2020 1049
5000 Metres 15:07.02 Douglas Track & Field, Auckland (NZL) 23 FEB 2020 1149
Half Marathon 1:06:38 Houston, TX (USA) 19 JAN 2020 NR 1229

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2020 4:20.14 Athletic Track, Abashiri (JPN) 15 JUL 2020

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2005 9:10.34 Sidi Youssef Ben Ali, Marrakesh (MAR) 13 JUL 2005
2004 9:10.74 Hamayama (JPN) 06 AUG 2004

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2020 15:07.02 Douglas Track & Field, Auckland (NZL) 23 FEB 2020
2019 15:20.03 Heusden-Zolder (BEL) 20 JUL 2019
2018 15:24.01 Niigata (JPN) 14 OCT 2018
2012 15:10.20 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 07 AUG 2012
2011 15:13.12 Shibetsu (JPN) 29 JUN 2011
2010 15:34.69 Yokohama (JPN) 25 DEC 2010
2009 15:23.27 Hiroshima (JPN) 29 APR 2009
2008 15:36.50 Hiroshima (JPN) 29 APR 2008
2007 15:34.35 Hiroshima (JPN) 29 APR 2007
2006 15:46.67 Sendai (JPN) 21 MAY 2006
2005 15:28.70 Isahaya (JPN) 03 DEC 2005

Outdoor

10,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 31:12.99 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (QAT) 28 SEP 2019
2018 31:32.50 Melbourne (AUS) 13 DEC 2018
2013 30:56.70 Luzhniki, Moskva (RUS) 11 AUG 2013
2012 30:59.19 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 03 AUG 2012

Outdoor

Half Marathon

Performance Place Date
2020 1:06:38 Houston, TX (USA) 19 JAN 2020
2008 1:11:41 Matsue (JPN) 16 MAR 2008

Outdoor

Marathon

Performance Place Date
2009 2:30:58 Nagoya (JPN) 08 MAR 2009
2008 2:32:19 Sapporo (JPN) 31 AUG 2008
2007 2:31:02 Tokyo (JPN) 18 FEB 2007

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
5. 10,000 Metres 30:56.70 Luzhniki, Moskva (RUS) 11 AUG 2013

Honours - World U18 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. 3000 Metres 9:10.34 Sidi Youssef Ben Ali, Marrakesh (MAR) 13 JUL 2005

Honours - Asian Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. 10,000 Metres 31:22.63 Doha (QAT) 23 APR 2019
2. 5000 Metres 15:34.19 Kobe (JPN) 09 JUL 2011

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 10,000 Metres 31:06.67 Tokyo (JPN) 07 JUN 2013
1. 5000 Metres 15:17.92 Osaka (JPN) 10 JUN 2012
Results in:

1500 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
15 JUL 2020 Hokuren Distance Challenge, Athletic Track, Abashiri JPNJPN F F 4. 4:20.14
23 JUL 2020 83rd Tokyo Ch., Metropolitan Komazawa Stadium, Tokyo JPNJPN F H1 1. 4:21.95
24 JUL 2020 83rd Tokyo Ch., Metropolitan Komazawa Stadium, Tokyo JPNJPN F F 1. 4:21.77

5000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
06 FEB 2020 Melbourne Track Classic, Lakeside Stadium, Melbourne AUSAUS D F 2. 15:15.41
23 FEB 2020 BRONZE - Sir Graeme Douglas International, Douglas Track & Field, Auckland NZLNZL C F 1. 15:07.02

Half Marathon

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
19 JAN 2020 Aramco Houston Half Marathon, Houston, TX USAUSA A F 1. 1:06:38

Marathon

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
26 JAN 2020 Osaka Women's Marathon, Osaka JPNJPN GL F DNF