Noguchi out of Beijing marathon

Olympics | 2008 BEIJING OLYMPICS: TRACK AND FIELD Aug 13, 2008

Noguchi out of Beijing marathon

Defending Olympic champion Mizuki Noguchi will not run in the women's marathon race at the Beijing Games because of an injury she picked up during recent training, officials of the Japanese Olympic delegation said Tuesday. The Japanese Olympic Committee has accepted a medical certificate on ...

Olympics | 2008 BEIJING OLYMPICS: TRACK AND FIELD Aug 11, 2008

Officials confirm Noguchi's injury

Mizuki Noguchi's chances of defending her Olympic marathon title are hanging in the balance after she hurt her left thigh muscle and groin during recent training, Japanese athletics officials said Sunday. Keisuke Sawaki, senior managing director of the Japan Association of Athletics Federations, said a ...