Kengo Suzuki, the Japanese record holder for the men's marathon, announced on SNS that he married Mao Ichiyama, who won the 8th place in the women's marathon at the Tokyo Olympics.

This was reported by Suzuki on his Instagram on December 1st, and he also posted a photo of him running on the track with Ichiyama.



The 26-year-old Suzuki broke the Japanese record at the Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon in February, marking the first time in the 2 hours 4 minutes range for a Japanese player at 2 hours 4 minutes 56 seconds.



On the other hand, 24-year-old Ichiyama finished 8th at the Tokyo Olympics in August with a time of 2 hours 30 minutes 13 seconds, and won the women's marathon for the first time in four tournaments since the 2004 Athens Games. ..



Ichiyama set a time of 2 hours 20 minutes 29 seconds, which was the 4th place in Japan's history at the Nagoya Women's Marathon last March, and is expected to break the Japanese record.



Both are aiming for the Paris Olympics three years from now, and Suzuki said, "We will continue to work hard every day, supporting and enhancing each other at all times toward the same goal." I am.

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