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Chinatsu Mori

Full name: Chinatsu Mori
Original name: 森 千夏
Gender: Female
Height: 5'7" (169 cm)
Weight: 203 lbs (92 kg)
Born: May 20, 1980 in Edogawa, Tokyo, Japan
Died: August 9, 2006 in Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Affiliations: Suzuki
Country: JPN Japan
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Chinatsu Mori was a shot putter who broke the Japanese women’s shot put record in 2000 while a student at Kokushikan University. She later bettered that record seven times, leaving her with a best of 18.22 (59-9¼) in 2004. In 2004 she became the first woman to compete in the shot put for Japan at the Olympics since 1964, when the Games were in Tokyo. Within a year after the Athens Olympics, she was diagnosed with a virulent form of appendiceal cancer and died when only 26.

Personal Best\: SP – 18.22 (2004).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2004 Summer 24 Athina Athletics Women's Shot Put Japan JPN 31 QR

Women's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
2004 Summer 24 Athina Athletics Japan Qualifying Round 30 15.86
2004 Summer 24 Athina Athletics Japan Qualifying Round Group B 16 15.86
2004 Summer 24 Athina Athletics Japan Qualifying Round Group B Round One 14 15.86
2004 Summer 24 Athina Athletics Japan Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 16 14.59 15.86
2004 Summer 24 Athina Athletics Japan Qualifying Round Group B Round Three 16 foul 15.86