Kyoko Yano

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Kyoko Yano
Personal information
Date of birth (1984-06-03) 3 June 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 4 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Urawa Reds Ladies
Number 3
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007– Urawa Reds Ladies 81 (2)
National team
2003– Japan 67 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 July 2011.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 July 2011
Kyoko Yano
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Women's Association football
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2012 London Team
In this Japanese name, the family name is Yano.

Kyoko Yano (矢野喬子, Yano Kyōko, born 3 June 1984) is a Japanese female athlete. She is best known as an association football player who competed in three Summer Olympic Games.[1]

Career[change | change source]

Yano played on the Japan women's national football team at the 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup, the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup and the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup tournaments.[1]

She took part in the 2004 Summer Olympics and 2008 Summer Olympics.[2] She played on the team which won a silver medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics at London.[3]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 FIFA.com, Kyoko Yano; retrieved 2012-8-13.
  2. Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "Kyoko Yano"; retrieved 2012-8-13.
  3. London2012.com, Kyoto Yano; retrieved 2012-8-13.

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