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News18 Mar 2017

Japan selects marathon team for IAAF World Championships London 2017

Japan has chosen the three men and three women who will represent them in the marathon at the IAAF World Championships London 2017.

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Report29 Jan 2017

Shigetomo triumphs in Osaka

Overhauling early leader Misato Horie in the 35th kilometre, Risa Shigetomo won the Osaka Women’s Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (29), clocking 2:24:22.

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News27 Dec 2016

Shitaye to take on top Japanese talent in Osaka

Bahrain’s Shitaye Eshete will be looking to break up the Japanese dominance of the Osaka Women’s Marathon when she competes at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on January 29.

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Previews29 Jan 2016

Olympic places on the line in Osaka

The 35th annual Osaka Women’s Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, is one of the four qualifying races to select the Japanese marathon team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, so most of the attention of the local fans will be focused on the domestic runners on Sunday (31).

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News24 Dec 2015

Shigetomo and Fukushi lead Osaka Women’s Marathon field

Past Osaka Women’s Marathon winners Risa Shigetomo and Kayoko Fukushi will return to the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on 31 January with Olympic qualification on their mind.

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News26 Dec 2014

Gamera-Shmyrko will bid for third Osaka victory

Ukraine’s Tetiana Gamera-Shmyrko will return to the Osaka Women's Marathon on 25 January and bid to become just the second woman to win in the Japanese city on three successive occasions, after organisers of the IAAF Silver Label Road Race announced their elite field on Friday (26).

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Previews24 Jan 2014

Gamera-Shmyrko is bidding to be first back-to-back Osaka winner in 14 years

The champions from the past three editions of the Osaka Women’s Marathon – Tetiana Gamera-Shmyrko, Risa Shigetomo and Yukiko Akaba – have returned to contest the IAAF Silver Label Road Race, which this year doubles as a selection race for the 2014 Asian Games, on Sunday (26).

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News21 Dec 2013

Gamera-Shmyrko among four former winners to contest 2014 Osaka Marathon

The organisers of the 33rd edition of the Osaka International Women’s Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, have announced that Ukraine’s reigning champion Tetiana Gamera-Shmyrko will defend her title on 26 January.

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