Nao Kodaira claims 10th national 500 meters title

More Sports / Winter Sports Oct 25, 2019

Nao Kodaira claims 10th national 500 meters title

Nao Kodaira won her 10th National Single Distance Championships title in the women's 500 meters on Friday. Kodaira cruised to her fifth straight title by finishing the race in 37.66 seconds at the newly built YS Arena Hachinohe. Miho Takagi, who claimed three medals at the ...

Nao Kodaira wins 37th straight 500-meter race

More Sports / Winter Sports Feb 3, 2019

Nao Kodaira wins 37th straight 500-meter race

Olympic champion Nao Kodaira won the first of two women's 500-meter races at a World Cup round in Norway on Saturday to continue her two-year undefeated run over the distance. Kodaira, who won her 37th consecutive race in the 500, clocked 37.25 seconds at the ...

Nao Kodaira pushes 500-meter win streak to 34

More Sports / Winter Sports Dec 16, 2018

Nao Kodaira pushes 500-meter win streak to 34

Nao Kodaira extended her winning streak to 34 straight races with a gold-medal 500-meter sprint performance at a World Cup event in the Netherlands on Saturday. The 32-year-old clocked 37.17 seconds around the oval at the sea-level Thialf arena in Heerenveen and shaved 0.12 off ...