Mara Yamauchi

Mara Yamauchi


  • Event Marathon
  • Date of Birth 13/08/1973
  • Born Oxford


Mara made her international debut for Britain at the 1997 European CC Championships, but dropped out of athletics for a few years while she worked as a diplomat in Japan for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

She married Shige Yamauchi while in Japan, and returned to racing in England with great success in 2003.

She competed for Team GB at the 2008 Olympic Games where she finished sixth in the marathon and was set to compete at London 2012 before injury forced her to withdraw. 

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