Athens gold medalist Noguchi ends career

Apr 15, 2016

Athens gold medalist Noguchi ends career

Mizuki Noguchi, the winner of the women’s marathon gold medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics, announced her retirement on Friday. Noguchi’s announcement comes after she finished 23rd at the Nagoya Women’s Marathon last month and failed to qualify for this summer’s Rio de Janeiro ...

Marathon runner Noguchi ready to announce retirement: sources

Apr 14, 2016

Marathon runner Noguchi ready to announce retirement: sources

Mizuki Noguchi, the winner of the women’s marathon gold medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics, has decided to retire, athletics sources said Thursday. The 37-year-old Noguchi, who failed to qualify for this summer’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics after finishing 23rd at the Nagoya Women’s ...

Jan 16, 2014

Noguchi withraws from Osaka Marathon

Athens Olympic marathon champion Mizuki Noguchi has pulled out of the Osaka International Women’s Marathon for the third straight year due to injury, organizers announced Thursday. Just 10 days before the start of the race, the 35-year old Noguchi has withdrawn due to a ...

Noguchi fired up ahead of Nagoya Marathon

Mar 9, 2013

Noguchi fired up ahead of Nagoya Marathon

Athens Olympics gold medalist Mizuki Noguchi says she has overcome her latest fitness setback and is determined to rebound with victory at the Nagoya Women’s Marathon on Sunday. “I’m excited and I can’t wait to start running. I will be aiming for victory and ...