Yumi Kida

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Yumi Kida at the 2012 London Olympic Games
Yumi Kida with fellow Olympic marathon swimmer Yasunari Hirai
Yumi Kida (born 1985) is the premier Japanese open water swimmer and one of Japan's fastest distance freestyle pool swimmers. She finished 5th overall in the 2011 FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup rankings. She participated in the 2011 FINA World Championships in Shanghai, China and was second in the 10 km at the 2012 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships in Perth. She qualified for the Olympic 10km Marathon Swim at the 2012 London Olympics where she placed 13th.

She is coached by Kazuko Aoki.

International Career

1. Hong Kong 2011 FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup, 4th
2. Shantou 2011 FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup, 6th
3. 2011 FINA World Swimming Championships 10K, 35th
4. Setubal 2011 FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup, 7th
5. Hong Kong 2010 FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup, 13th
6. 2005 FINA World Swimming Championships, 1500 m, 8th
7. 2012 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships, 10 km, 2nd

2012 Olympic 10km Marathon Swim Results

GOLD Eva Risztov (HUN) 1:57:38.2
SILVER Haley Anderson (USA) 1:57:38.6
BRONZE Martina Grimaldi (ITA) 1:57:41.8
4. Keri-Anne Payne (GBR) 1:57:42.2
5. Angela Maurer (GER) 1:57:52.8
6. Ophelie Aspord (FRA) 1:58:43.1
7. Olga Beresnyeva (UKR) 1:58:44.4
8. Erika Villaecija (ESP) 1:58:49.5
9. Jana Pechanova (CZE) 1:58:52.8
10. Anna Guseva (RUS) 1:58:53.0
11. Melissa Gorman (AUS) 1:58:53.1
12. Karla Sitic (CRO) 1:58:54.7
13. Yumi Kida (JPN) 1:58:59.1
14. Yanel Pinto (VEN) 1:59:05.8
15. Natalia Charlos (POL) 1:59:58.7
16. Heidi Gan (MAS) 2:00:45.0
17. Cecilia Biagioli (ARG) 2:01:02.2
18. Zsofia Balazs (CAN) 2:01:17.8
19. Swann Oberson (SUI) 2:01:38.0
20. Wing Yung Natasha Terri Tang (HKG) 2:02:33.4
21. Lizeth Rueda Santos (MEX) 2:02:46.1
22. Marianna Lymperta (GRE) 2:04:26.5
Poliana Okimoto (BRA) DNF
Jessica Roux (RSA) DNF
Yanqiao Fang (CHN) DNS

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