Osaka International Women's Marathon

Osaka JPN

Website: www.osaka-marathon.jp

Race Winners (32 runnings)
26 Jan 2014 2:24:37 Tatyana Gamera-2
27 Jan 2013 2:23:58 Tatyana Gamera (UKR)
29 Jan 2012 2:23:23 Risa Shigetomu (JPN) (nc)
30 Jan 2011 2:26:29 Yukiko Akaba (JPN)
31 Jan 2010 2:25:14 Amane Gobena (ETH)
25 Jan 2009 2:23:42 Yoko Shibui-2 (nc)

27 Jan 2008

2:25:10

Mara Yamauchi (ENG)

28 Jan 2007

2:23:48

Yumiko Hara (JPN)

29 Jan 2006

2:25:05

Catherine Ndereba (KEN) (nc)

30 Jan 2005

2:22:56

Jelena Procopcuka (LAT)

25 Jan 2004

2:25:29

Naoko Sakamoto (JPN)

26 Jan 2003

2:21:18

Mizuki Noguchi (JPN) (nc)

27 Jan 2002

2:23:55

Lornah Kiplagat (KEN)

28 Jan 2001

2:23:11

Yoko Shibui (JPN)

30 Jan 2000

2:22:54

Lidia Simon-3 (nc)

31 Jan 1999

2:23:24

Lidia Simon-2

25 Jan 1998

2:28:31

Lidia Simon (ROM)

26 Jan 1997

2:25:57

Katrin Dörre-4 (nc)

28 Jan 1996

2:26:04

Katrin Dörre-3

29 Jan 1995

---

cancelled due to Kobe Earthquake

30 Jan 1994

2:26:09

Tomoe Abe (JPN) (nc)

31 Jan 1993

2:26:26

Junko Asari (JPN)

26 Jan 1992

2:26:26

Yumiko Kokamo (JPN)

27 Jan 1991

2:27:43

Katrin Dörre-2 (nc)

28 Jan 1990

2:27:47

Rosa Mota (POR)

29 Jan 1989

2:30:21

Lorraine Moller-3

31 Jan 1988

2:23:51

Lisa Ondieki (AUS)

25 Jan 1987

2:30:40

Lorraine Moller-2

26 Jan 1986

2:30:24

Lorraine Moller (NZL)

27 Jan 1985

2:28:07

Carey May-2

29 Jan 1984

2:31:41

Katrin Dörre (GER)

30 Jan 1983

2:29:23

Carey May (IRL)

24 Jan 1982

2:32:55

Rita Marchisio (ITA)
Notes: 1982 was the inaugural year.

(nc) => national championship

2006 Kayoko Obata was the national champion (2nd place, 2:25:52)
2000 Harumi Hiroyama was the national champion (2nd place, 2:22:56)
1997 Mariko Hara was the national champion (2nd place, 2:26:54)
1991 Katrin Dörre (GER) was crowned the JPN national champion. Yuko Arimori was the first JPN (2nd place, 2:28:01)


Most Wins (1982-date)

Women

4

Katrin Dörre (GER) 1984,1991,1996-97


Prize Money
Prize money cannot be awarded in Japanese road races due to legal restrictions.

Race Time Bias (sec/km)

Year   Women
2013    -1.9
2012    -0.9
2011    +0.4
2010    -2.0
2009    -2.2
2008    -3.4
2007    -0.1
2006    -1.3
2005    -1.2
2004    +1.8
2003    -2.1
2002    +1.6
2001    -0.7
2000    -4.2
1999    -0.2
1998    +1.0
1997    -3.0
1996    +0.9
1994    -2.7
1993    -0.3
1992    -0.7
1991    +1.6
1990    -0.4
1989    -0.4
1988    -2.1
1987    -1.5
1986    +0.6
1985    +1.1
1984    +1.4
1983    +2.3
1982    -2.6
Avg     -0.7

Competitive Level (1990-date)
Year   Women
2014     624
2013     667
2012     632
2011     708
2010     701
2009     786
2008     781
2007     711
2006     745
2005     818
2004     742
2003     817
2002     823
2001     745
2000     864
1999     852
1998     828
1997     832
1996     765
1994     914
1993     765
1992     827
1991     675

Quality Performances

Women
<2:22       3
<2:24      19
<2:26      40
<2:28      97
<2:30     151
<2:32     200
<2:34     265
<2:36     334
<2:38     395
<2:40     466
<2:42     522
<2:44     589
<2:46     666
<2:48     735
<2:50     843

Osaka Half Marathon

Race Winners (17 runnings)
26 Jan 2014 1:03:55 Noriyuki Nabetani (JPN) 1:12:44 Noriko Higuchi (JPN)
27 Jan 2013 1:04:54 Tomoya Adachi (JPN) 1:13:01 Saki Tabata (JPN)
29 Jan 2012 1:03:54 Takaaki Koda (JPN) 1:12:46 Maiko Murayama (JPN)
30 Jan 2011 1:04:39 Naoto Morimoto (JPN) 1:15:18 Shiori Hayashida (JPN)
31 Jan 2010 1:04:04 Masayoshi Yamaoka (JPN) --- Yuri Kano (JPN)
25 Jan 2009 1:08:22 Ioannis Makrioteris-2 1:13:15 Kiyoko Shimahara (JPN)

27 Jan 2008

1:06:46 Ioannis Makrioteris (GRE) 1:12:10 Takami Ominami (JPN)

28 Jan 2007

1:07:18 Masayuki Kashitani (JPN) 1:10:49 Hiromi Ominami (JPN)

29 Jan 2006

1:06:20 Yoshiharu Tateishi (JPN) 1:25:20 Miho Iida (JPN)

27 Feb 2005

1:04:54 Paulo Alves dosSantos (BRA) 1:19:48 Katy Hollbacher (USA)

22 Feb 2004

1:05:24 Tsuyoshi Kato (JPN) 1:18:38 Kanako Miyauchi (JPN)

23 Feb 2003

1:02:24 Kenji Takao (JPN) 1:09:55 Kumi Tanabe (JPN)

24 Feb 2002

1:02:11 Tadayuki Ojima (JPN) 1:12:11 Harumi Hiroyama (JPN)

25 Feb 2001

1:02:54 Hiroshi Miki (JPN) 1:10:24 Kazue Ogoshi (JPN)

27 Feb 2000

1:03:33 Yoshiteru Morishita (JPN) 1:12:23 Masami Deto (JPN)

28 Feb 1999

1:02:57 Nobuyuki Sato (JPN) 1:12:54 Reiko Hamada (JPN)

01 Mar 1998

1:03:39 Steffen Benecke (GER) 1:10:37 Junko Asari (JPN)
Note: 1998 is believed to have been the inaugural year.  This race was held roughly one month after the Osaka Women's Marathon for 1998-2005.

Most Wins (1982-date)

Men

2

Ioannis Makrioteris (GRE) 2008-09

Women
No woman has won more than once.


Prize Money
Prize money cannot be awarded in Japanese road races due to legal restrictions.

Race Time Bias (sec/km)

Year     Men    Women
2014    -1.7      n/c
....    
2012    -1.0      n/c
2011    +1.4      n/c
....    
2002    -1.5      n/c
Avg     -0.7      n/c

Competitive Level (1990-date)
Year     Men   Women
2014     316     256
2013     n/c     128
2012     295      51
2011      80     n/c

Quality Performances

Men
<1:02:30       2
<1:03:00       3
<1:03:30       6
<1:04:00      24
<1:04:30      32
<1:05:00      51
<1:05:30      66
<1:06:00      77
Women
<1:10       1
<1:11       3
<1:12       3
<1:13      14
<1:14      21
<1:15      30
<1:16      38
<1:17      53

Last Updated on 27 Jan 2014

Contributors: Shigenobu Ota, Brett Larner (50), Ken Nakamura (5)