Great Olympians

Biographies - KAW


Franciszek Kawa

B. 1901-10-03, Lwow, then in Austria, now Lviv in Ukraine, between 1918 and 1945 Polish, represented Poland; D. 1985-02-10
Cross-Country Skiing
1928 HP
Men's 50 km 27th 0.04
0.04


Kawabuchi Isao

B. 1936-12-13, represented Japan
Ice Hockey
1964 HP
Men's Team 11th 32
32


Kawabuchi Saburo

B. 1936-12-03, Takaishi, Japan
Football
1964 HP
Men's Team 7th/8th 162
162


Kawachi Tsuyoshi

B. 1945-01-04, represented Japan
Cycling - Track
1964 HP
Men's Sprint Rep1:2nd 0.064
0.064


Kawada Eiko

B. 1955-09-11, Hiroshima, Japan
Handball
1976 HP
Women's Team fifth 500
500


Kawada Setsuo

B. 1934-03-03, Tokyo, Japan
Sailing
1960 HP
Three−Person Keelboat (Dragon) 22nd 0.4
0.4


Kawagoe Takayoshi

B. 1949-08-04, represented Japan
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's Long Jump QU:28th 0.0384
0.0384


Kawaguchi Koichi

B. 1913-03-12, Mie, Japan; D. 2004
Equestrianism - Jumping
1956 HP
Jumping, Individual 26th 0.08
0.08


Kawaguchi Takao

B. 1950-04-13, Hiroshima, Japan
Judo (1 gold)
1972 HP
Men's Lightweight (-63 kg) gold 9600
9600


Kawahara Masayuki

B. 1956-02-01, Honbetsu, Hokk., Japan
Speed Skating
1976 1980 HP
Men's 1000 metres 23rd 0.256
Men's 1500 metres 20th 1
Men's 5000 metres 24th 25th 0.26
1.516


Kawai Risako

B. 1994-11-21, Tsubata, Japan
Freestyle Wrestling (2 gold)
2016 2021 HP
Women's Lightweight (-57 kg) gold 19200
Women's Middleweight (-63 kg) gold
19200


Kawaishi Tatsugo

B. 1911-12-17, Oogaki, Japan; D. 1945-03-17
Swimming (1 silver)
1932 HP
Men's 100m Freestyle silver 4000
4000


Kawakami Chosei

B. 1895-04-10, Yokohama, Japan; D. 1972-09-01
Art Competitions
1932 1936 HP
Painting ac ac 5.91
5.91


Małgorzata Helena Kawalska

B. 1952-02-18, Łódż, Poland
Rowing
1976 HP
Women's Coxless Pairs 8th 320
320


Evelyn Tokue Kawamoto

B. 1933-09-17, Honolulu, Haw., USA; D. 2017-01-22
Aquatics - Swimming (2 bronze)
1952 HP
Women's 400 metres Freestyle bronze 2560
Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay bronze 640
3200


Kawamoto Taizo

B. 1914-01-17, Seto, Japan; D. 1985-09-20
Football
1936 HP
Men's Team QF 287
287

He was part of the squad for the 1956 Olympics, but did not play.


Kawamura Katsutoshi

B. 1954-01-18, Hokkaido, Japan
Ice Hockey
1980 HP
Men's Team Prel:6th 26
26


Kawamura Kazuo

B. 1947-01-19, Fukui, Japan
Hockey
1968 HP
Men's Team (13th) 8
8


Kawamura Yasuo

B. 1908-05-07, Ogoto, Japan
Speed Skating
1932 1936 HP
Men's 500 m R1:5th 17.2
Men's 1500 m R1:4th 28th 68.026
Men's 5000 m R1:7th 2.56
Men's 10000 m R1:dnf 2.56
90.346


Kawanishi Hide

B. 1894, Kobe, Japan; D. 1965
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Painting 2 entries 4.372
4.372


Kawanishi Shigeko

B. 1948-12-05, Nara, Japan
Aquatics - Swimming
1968 1972 HP
Women's 100 metres Freestyle SF:18th R1:28th 2.5856
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay sixth R1:10th 185
187.5856


Kawano Shunichi

B. 1936-11-29, Nagasaki, Japan; D. 2009-05-12
Wrestling - Freestyle
1960 1964 1968 HP
Men's Light−Heavyweight (-87 kg) 8th 774
Men's Light−Heavyweight (-97 kg) 9th 10th
774


Kawano Yoshihiro

B. 1943-10-04, Honbetsu, Hokk., Japan
Speed Skating
1964 HP
Men's 5000 metres 26th 0.064
Men's 10000 metres 32nd 0.004
0.068


Kawasaki Eiichi

represented Japan
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Sculpture ac 5.34
5.34


Mitchell Kawasaki

B. 1950-03-04, Hamilton, Ont., Canada
Wrestling - Greco Roman
1976 HP
Men's Light-Flyweight (-48 kg) sixth 960
960


Kawase Miyako

B. 1951-12-13, Tokyo, Japan
Luge
1972 HP
Women's Singles 19th 2.4
2.4


Kawashima Kozo

B. 1926-09-26, Otaru, Hokk., Japan
Ski Jumping
1952 HP
Men's Individual 42nd 0.00006
0.00006


Kawashima Yoshiaki

B. 1934-05-10, represented Japan
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 HP
Men's Marathon fifth 1500
1500


Kawatsu Kentaro

B. 1914-09-26, Hiroshima, Japan; D. 1970-03-24
Swimming (1 bronze)
1932 HP
Men's 100m Backstroke bronze 3840
3840


Kawatsu Masanori

B. 1948-07-03, represented Japan
Fencing
1976 HP
Men's Foil, Individual R2:5th 0.053
Men's Foil, Team R1:3rd 22.75
22.803


Kawazoe Hiroyuki

B. 1952-05-28, represented Japan
Modern Pentathlon
1976 1980 1984 HP
Men's Individual 40th 29th 0.020125
Men's Team 12th 11th 26
26.020125


Kawazu Koru

B. 1940-11-25, represented Japan
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's Long Jump QU:20th 1.5
1.5


Zdzisław Szczęsny Kawecki Gozdawa

B. 1902-05-21, Warszawa, Poland, then part of Russia; D. 1940-04
Equestrianism - Eventing (1 silver)
1936 HP
Three−Day Event, Individual 18 3.2
Three−Day Event, Team silver 1000
1003.2


Zygmunt Kawecki

B. 1942-11-06, Warszawa, Poland
Fencing
1968 1972 HP
Men's Sabre, Team fifth fifth 500
500


Jan Kawulok

B. 1946-01-27, Wisła, Poland
Nordic Combined
1968 HP
Men's Individual 20th 1.5
1.5


Stanisław Hubert Kawulok

B. 1953-11-02, Istebna, Poland
Nordic Combined
1976 1980 HP
Men's Individual dnf 26th 0.0984
0.0984


Written 2017-04-18 - last modified 2023-01-25

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