• Kyodo


Chisato Fukushima, the holder of the Japanese women’s records in both the 100 and 200 meters, announced her retirement Saturday.

The 33-year-old from Hokkaido clocked 11.21 seconds in the 100 in 2010 and 22.88 in the 200 in 2016. Fukushima competed at three straight Olympics starting with the 2008 Games in Beijing.

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