Yuka Ando (JPN)

2021 Tokyo Olympian at 10,000m. Four career marathons of 2:21-2:22.

Background Data

Birthdate: March 16, 1994
Nationality: Japanese
Height: 5'3" / 160 cm
Weight: 99 lbs / 45 kg
Coach: Shohei Tomita
Club: Wacoal Spark Angels
Shoe Sponsor: Nike
Alma Mater: Toyokawa High School (Aichi, Japan)

Best Records

Distance Record Year Event
1500m4:25.702011Nagoya
3000m9:02.932010Shizuoka Long-Distance High-Performance Meet
5000m15:17.152022Hokuren Distance Challenge, Chitose Meet
10000m31:18.182021Japan National Championships
10K31:382022All-Japan Women's Ekiden ("Todofuken Ekiden) 9th leg
Half-Marathon1:08:132022All-Japan Corporate Half-Marathon Championships
Marathon2:21:362017Nagoya International Ladies Marathon

Major Results

Year Event Time Place
2024Osaka Half-Marathon1:08:18 CR1st
2023All-Japan Women's Corporate Ekiden Championship (1st leg, 7.0K)23:0222nd
2023Princess Ekiden (2nd Leg, 3.6K)11:211st
2023Marathon Grand Championship (Marathon Olympic Trials)2:27:479th
2023Shibetsu Half-Marathon1:14:123rd
2023Hokuren Distance Challenge - Chitose 5,000m15:22.744th
2023Hokuren Distance Challenge - Abashiri 10,000m31:46.853rd
2023Osaka Women's Marathon2:22:593rd
2022All-Japan Women's Corporate Ekiden Championship (3rd leg, 10.9K)35:178th
2022Valencia Half-Marathon1:11:0016th
2022Japan Corporate Teams Championships, 5000m15:29.4810th
2022Japan Corporate Teams Championships, 10000m32:12.115th
2022Shibetsu Half-Marathon 1:15:186th
2022Hokuren Distance Challenge, Chitose Meet 5000m15:17.155th
2022Hakodate Half-Marathon1:14:004th
2022Japan National Championships 5,000m15:18.664th
2022Kansai Corporate Track Championships 5,000m15:31.341st
2022Kansai Corporate Track Championships 10,000m32:44.221st
2022Oda Memorial Meet 5,000m Heat B15:38.197th
2022Nagoya Women's Marathon2:22:223rd
2022All-Japan Corporate Half-Marathon Championships1:08:133rd
2022Empress Cup Inter-Prefectural Women's Ekiden 9th leg, 10K31:382nd
2021Sanyo Women's Half-Marathon1:10:288th
2021All-Japan Women's Corporate Ekiden Championship (1st leg 7.6K)23:553rd
2021 Tokyo Olympic Games 10,000m Final32:40.7722nd
2021Hokuren Distance Challenge, Chitose 5,000m15:45.5712th
2021Kansai Corporate Team Championships 5,000m15:30.301st
2021Japan National Championships, 10,000m31:18.182nd
2021Kanaguri Memorial Meet, 10,000m31:46.802nd
2021Niigata Half-Marathon1:10:101st
2021All-Japan Corporate Team Half-Marathon Championships1:09:541st
2021All-Japan Women's Ekiden ("Todofuken Ekiden) 9th leg, 10K32:05.482nd
2020Sanyo Women's Road Race Half-Marathon1:10:287th
2020Japan National Championships, 10,000m31:37.718th
2020Queens Ekiden National Corporate Ekiden Championships - 7.6 km 1st Leg24:458th
2020Kansai Corporate Team Championships, 5000m15:33.521st
2020Kansai Corporate Team Championships, 10,000m32:12.242nd
2020Japan Corporate Team Championships, 5000m15:26.347th
2020Japan Corporate Team Championships, 10,000m32:54.795th
2020 Hokuren Distance Carnival, Chitose 5000m15:27.287th
2020Hokuren Distance Challenge Abashiri 10,000m32:12.245th
2020Hokuren Distance Challenge Fukugawa 10,000m32:15.383rd
2020Nagoya Women's Marathon2:22:412nd
2020Okukuma Half-Marathon1:11:092nd
2019Sanyo Women's Road Race Half-Marathon1:09:384th
2019National Corporate Women's Time Trials 10,000m33:10.2532nd
2019Queens Ekiden National Corporate Ekiden Championships - 10.0 km 5th Leg32:503rd
2019Osaka Athletics Federation Long-Distance Time Trials Meet 5,000m15:51.096th
2019Itami Time Trials Meet 3,000m9:23.261st
2019Marathon Grand Championships - Japan Olympic Marathon Trials2:36:298th
2019Hakodate Half-Marathon1:09:472nd
2019Bolder Boulder 10K34:19 A9th
2019Kansai Corporate Team Championships 10,000m32:43.181st
2019Virgin Money London Marathon2:26:4713th
2019Niigata Half-Marathon1:10:321st
2018Hokuren Abashiri Meet 10,000m32:43.223rd
2018Oda Memorial Meet 5,000m15:44.359th
2018Hyogo Relay Carnival 10,000m32:42.109th
2018Osaka International Women's Marathon2:27:373rd
2017Shizuoka Time Trails Meet 5,000m15:50.885th
2017IAAF London World Championships Marathon2:31:3117th
2017Nittai University Time Trials Meet 5,000m15:56.261st
2017Gifu Half-Marathon1:12:123rd
2017Nagoya International Ladies Marathon2:21:362nd
2016Gifu Half-Marathon1:12:077th
2016World Half-Marathon Championships1:10:3410th
2016Marugame Half-Marathon1:10:104th
2015Sanyo Women's Road Race Half-Marathon1:09:514th
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