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Kayoko Fukushi

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Date of Birth March 25, 1982
Age 40 years, 2 months, 5 days
Place of Birth Itayanagi
Country Japan
Profession Marathon Runner
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Kayoko Fukushi Biography

Kayoko Fukushi is a famous Marathon Runner, who was born on March 25, 1982 in Japan. Kayoko Fukushi (福士 加代子 , Fukushi Kayoko, born 25 March 1982 in Itayanagi, Aomori) is a Japanese long-distance runner, who specializes in the 5000, 10,000 metres and marathon. Fukushi represented Japan at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. She was the bronze medallist in the marathon at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics. She holds a marathon best of 2:22:17 hours. According to Astrologers, Kayoko Fukushi's zodiac sign is Aries.

On February 5, 2006 at the Kagawa Marugame Half Marathon she broke the 15-kilometre road running record by running the distance in 46:55 minutes. Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia improved the record to 46:28 minutes in 2009. During the race in Marugame she also set the Asian record in the half marathon. She had more success on home turf soon after with a win at the Fukuoka International Cross Country. She competed at the 2006 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, also held in Fukuoka, and took sixth place in the long race – one of only two non-East African runners to make the top ten. Her finish also led the Japanese women to the bronze medal in the team competition. She claimed a bronze on the track at the 2006 IAAF World Cup, coming third over 5000 m and took the 10,000 m gold medal at the 2006 Asian Games – her first major championship win.

Continuing to focus on track running, she ran at her first senior global track competition in 2003. She was eleventh in the 5000 m at the 2003 World Championships in Athletics, but had less success on her Olympic debut as she finished 26th in the 10,000 m at the 2004 Athens Games. She doubled up at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics, coming near the top ten in both long-distance track events.

Despite her continental success, she failed to break through on the global scene, just finishing in (or near) the top ten at the World Championships in 2007 and 2009, and an eleventh-place finish at 2008 Beijing Olympics. She made her marathon debut at the 2008 Osaka Ladies Marathon and led the race up to the 30 km mark. However, her pacing collapsed soon after that point and she ended up in 19th place with a time of 2:40:54 hours, over fifteen minutes adrift of the winner.

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She came back to the half marathon in July 2010 and won at the Shibetsu Half Marathon, although her time of 1:12:25 was below her best. Fukushi’s track form deteriorated somewhat that year – she attempted to defend her Asian title at the 2010 Asian Games but came fourth over 10,000 m and fifth in the 5000 m. She anchored the Kyoto team to victory at the Inter-Prefectural Women’s Ekiden in January 2011, increasing her team’s lead in the final 10 km leg of the race.

Kayoko Fukushi Net Worth

Kayoko is one of the richest Marathon Runner & listed on most popular Marathon Runner. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Kayoko Fukushi net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

Kayoko Fukushi Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth$1.5 Million
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeMarathon Runner
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HouseLiving in own house.

At the 2002 Asian Games she took a silver medal double in the 5000/10,000 m, finishing behind Sun Yingjie on both occasions.

She came back to the half marathon in July 2010 and won at the Shibetsu Half Marathon, although her time of 1:12:25 was below her best. Fukushi’s track form deteriorated somewhat that year – she attempted to defend her Asian title at the 2010 Asian Games but came fourth over 10,000 m and fifth in the 5000 m. She anchored the Kyoto team to victory at the Inter-Prefectural Women’s Ekiden in January 2011, increasing her team’s lead in the final 10 km leg of the race.

Her 2011 season began with a third career win at the Marugame Half Marathon. Her main competition that year was the 2011 Chicago Marathon, where she was among the leaders at the halfway point and went on to take third place in a new personal best time of 2:24:38 hours. In her first race of 2012, she was the pre-race favourite for the Osaka Ladies Marathon but finished seventh after a slow second half. Having missed out on Olympic selection for the marathon, she focused on the track instead. She was runner-up in both the 5000 m and 10,000 m at the Japanese Championships and was selected to run both events at the 2012 London Olympics. She placed tenth in the 10,000 m final, but failed to progress beyond the heats in the shorter distance.

Kayoko Fukushi Height

Kayoko Fukushi's height 5 ft 3 in Kayoko weight 99  lbs & body measurements will update soon.
Kayoko Fukushi Height & Body Stats
Height5 ft 3 in
Weight99  lbs
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Fukushi won two silver medals at the 2002 Asian Games and then won the 10,000 m gold medal at the 2006 edition. She is a former world record holder in the 15 km road race and is the Japanese record holder in the 5000 m, 10,000 m, and 10K road distance. Fukushi is also a six-time national champion over the 5000 m. In addition, she has run more sub 34 minute 10,000 m runs in competition than any other woman in the world (as of 2014 this mark stands at 44).

Fukushi returned to the marathon at the start of 2013 and she was leading with two kilometres to go at the Osaka Women’s Marathon. She faltered badly in the final stages, turning a 19-second lead to 23-second deficit behind Tetyana Hamera-Shmyrko. Still, her runner-up finish in 2:24:21 hours was a personal best. This gained her selection for Japan for the 2013 World Championships in Athletics marathon, where she won her first major medal over the distance – a bronze. Although she was aged 31, she was the youngest of the medallists alongside Edna Kiplagat and Valeria Straneo.

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Kayoko Ranked on the list of most popular Marathon Runner. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Japan. Kayoko Fukushi celebrates birthday on March 25 of every year.

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