Peoria Koshiba
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Peoria Koshiba
Peoria Koshiba
Personal information
Nationality Palau
Born (1979-06-27) June 27, 1979 (age 40)
Ngerbeched, Koror
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight50 kg (110 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Updated on 6 May 2013.

Peoria Koshiba (born June 27, 1979, in Ngerbeched, Koror)[1] is a track and field sprint athlete who competes internationally for Palau.[2]

Koshiba represented Palau at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She competed at the 100 metres sprint and placed eighth in her heat without advancing to the second round. She ran the distance in a time of 13.18 seconds.[2] She is currently serving as coach for young Palauns yearning to be track stars.

In February 2008, she was elected to office of the Palau Track and Field Association[3] and re-elected for the period 2012-2016.[4]

Personal bests

Event Result Venue Date
100 m 12.66 s (wind: -0.2 m/s) Australia Sydney 22 Sep 2000
200 m 26.29 s (NWI) Australia Sydney 19 Aug 2000

Achievements

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Palau
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 56th (h) 100m 14.55 (wind: -1.5 m/s)
1998 Micronesian Games Koror, Palau 1st 100 m 13.35 s
1st 200 m 27.14 s GR
1st 4 × 100 m relay 52.37 s GR
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 4:28.79 min
2000 Oceania Championships Adelaide, Australia 6th (h) 100m 12.81 (wind: +1.9 m/s)
12th (h) 200m 26.25 w (NWI)
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 68th (h) 100m 12.66 (wind: -0.2 m/s)
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 53rd (h) 100m 13.50 (wind: -1.3 m/s)
2003 South Pacific Games Suva, Fiji 10th (h) 100m 13.75 (wind: -3.2 m/s)
9th (h) 200m 27.06 (wind: -2.3 m/s)
4th 4 × 400 m relay 4:26.20
2006 Micronesian Games Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands 4th 100m 13.62 (wind: 0.0 m/s)
4th 3 km Cross-country 12:40.09
1st 4 × 100 m relay 52.25 s
1st 4 × 400 m relay 4:29.01 min
3rd 3 km Cross country - Team 23 pts
2008 Oceania Championships Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands 12th (h) 100m 13.60 (wind: -2.1 m/s)
9th 200m 27.49 (wind: -0.4 m/s)
Olympic Games Beijing, China 74th (h) 100m 13.18 (wind: -0.8 m/s)
2014 Micronesian Games Palikir, Pohnpei 4th 4 × 100 m relay 54.06
Oceania Masters Championships (35y-39y) Rarotonga, Cook Islands 1st 60m 8.75 (wind: +1.8 m/s)

References

  1. ^ Palau's first Olympians get kudos from Senate (PDF), retrieved 2013
  2. ^ a b Athlete biography: Peoria Koshiba, beijing2008.cn, ret: Aug 27, 2008
  3. ^ Koshiba, Peoria (February 19, 2008), Palau Track and Field Association - 2008 General Assembly - 19 February @PICRC Conference Room, Palau Track and Field Association, retrieved 2014
  4. ^ 2012 Annual General Meeting, Palau Track and Field Association, February 2, 2013, retrieved 2014

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