Great Olympians

Biographies - NAK


Herman Nak

B. 1895-09-06, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; D. 1972-08-31
Boxing
1920 HP
Men's Lightweight (-61.2 kg) R1 79.13
79.13


Nakabo Masami

B. 1941-05-11, Wakayama, Japan
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 HP
Men's 1500 metres Freestyle 14th 16
16


Alfred "Artem" Nakache

B. 1915-11-18, Constantine, (French) Algeria, represented France; D. 1983-08-04
Aquatics - Swimming
1936 1948 HP
Men's 200 metres Breaststroke SF:16th 9.6
Men's 4x200 metres Freestyle Relay fourth 400
409.6


Nakada Yoshie

B. 1902-01-15, Osaka, Japan; D. 1995-04-11
Art Competitions
1932 HP
Painting ac 2.186
2.186


Nakade Sanya

B. 1897, Tokyo, Japan; D. 1971
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Painting - unknown event AC 3.724
3.724


Nakae Takao

B. 1913-04-30, from Tokyo, represented Japan
Basketball
1936 HP
Men's Team Rep2 33.8
33.8


Nakagawa Haruyoshi

B. 1911-03-29, represented Japan
Rowing
1936 HP
Men's Eights Rep:2nd 136
136


Nakagawa Kiyoe

B. 1951-06-14, Osaka, Japan
Aquatics - Swimming
1968 HP
Women's 100 metres Breaststroke sixth 640
Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay R1:9th 40
680


Nakagawa Shigeo

B. 1910-01-10, Aichi, Japan
Swimming
1932 HP
Men's 200m Breasttroke sixth 960
960


Nakai Takezo

B. 1949-03-11, represented Japan
Handball
1972 1976 HP
Men's Team 11th 9th 112
112


Nakajima Hiroshi

B. 1943-09-21, represented Japan
Fencing
1972 HP
Men's Foil, Individual QF:4th 18.13
Men's Foil, Team sixth 160
178.13


Nakajima Isao

B. 1941-02-01, represented Japan
Aquatics - Swimming
1964 HP
Men's 4x100 metres Medley Relay fifth 250
250


Nakajima Itaro

B. 1911-03-13, Shizuoka, Japan; D. 1993
Athletics
1932 HP
Men's 200 metres QF:4th 14.5
Men's 4x100 metres Relay fifth 250
Men's 4x400 metres Relay fifth 250
514.5


Nakamoto Shinji

B. 1945-07-08, represented Japan
Archery
1972 HP
Men's Individual 38th -3.38
0.000384


Nakamura Eiichi

B. 1909, Kyoto, Japan
Hockey (1 silver)
1932 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Nakamura Hitoshi

B. 1949-04-29, Hokkaido, Japan
Ice Hockey
1976 1980 HP
Men's Team 9th Prel:6th 106
106


Nakamura Kiyoshi

B. 1913-06-01, Seoul, (South) Korea, represented Japan; D. 1985-05-25
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's 1500 metres R1:6th 0.364
0.364

Despite being born in (then Japanese-occupied) Korea, this athlete is apparently Japanese.


Nakamura Toyoko "Ko"

competed in 1952 and 1956 as

Yoshino Ko

B. 1920-04-23, Abashiri, Hokkaido, Japan; D. 2015-01-24
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 1948 1952 1956 HP
Women's Discus Throw fourth fourth QU:16th 5290.56
5290.56


Nakamura Kunihiko

B. 1939-09-24, represented Japan
Basketball
1964 HP
Men's Team 10th 50
50


Nakamura Reikichi

B. 1916-10-16, Tomakomai, Hokkaido, Japan
Speed Skating
1936 HP
Men's 500 metres 11th 64
64


Nakamura Takuji

B. 1897-04-01, Aikawa, Japan; D. 1988-01-31
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Painting - unknown event AC 3.724
3.724


Nakamura Taniko

competed in 1968 as

Mitsukuri Taniko

B. 1943-03-23, Niigata, Japan
Artistic Gymnastics (1 bronze)
1964 1968 HP
Women's Individual combined 19th 18th 4.16
Women's Team combined bronze fourth 1040
1044.16


Nakamura Tetsuaki

B. 1948-10-01, Oita, Japan
Boxing
1968 HP
Men's Flyweight (-51 kg) QF 861
861


Nakamura Toshiharu

B. 1935-12-23, Aichi, Japan
Hockey
1960 HP
Men's Team 14th 8
8


Nakamura Yuzo

B. 1942-04-24, Himeji, Japan; D. 2010-07-20
Volleyball (1 gold)
1972 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200

He was also on the team in 1964, but did not play.


Nakanishi Michiko

B. 1913-01-30, represented Japan
Athletics
1932 HP
Women's 80 metres Hurdles R1:dnf 240
Women's 4x100 metres Relay fifth 250
490


Nakanishi Mitsuo

B. 1948-04-27, represented Japan
Canoeing - Canadian Sprint
1972 1976 HP
Men's Canadian Singles 1000 m Rep:5th 10
Men's Canadian Doubles 1000 m Rep:5th 10.25
20.25


Nakano Chiyoto

B. 1913-02-07, represented Japan
Boxing
1936 HP
Men's Flyweight (-50.8 kg) R2 89.06
89.06


Nakano Hideki

B. 1952-07-29, Hokkaido, Japan
Nordic Combined
1972 HP
Men's Individual 13th 38.4
38.4


Nakano Koji

B. 1947-01-11, Ehime, Japan
Aquatics - Water Polo
1968 1972 HP
Men's Team 12th R1:5th 28.6
28.6


Nakano Minoru

B. 1936-10-18, represented Japan
Ice Hockey
1964 HP
Men's Team 11th 32
32


Nakano Satoru

B. 1947-01-09, Hiroshima, Japan
Aquatics - Swimming
1964 1968 HP
Men's 200 metres Freestyle R1:28th 0.0256
Men's 1500 metres Freestyle R1:11th 64
Men's 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay 8th 64
128.0256


Nakao Akira

B. 1909-10-14, represented Japan
Boxing
1932 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-54.0 kg) QF 861
861


Nakao Saburo

B. 1936, represented Japan
Wrestling - Freestyle
1956 HP
Men's Heavyweight (+87 kg) sixth 960
960


Nakata Fumio

B. 1948-06-05, Nagano, Japan
Rowing
1968 HP
Men's Eights 12th 20
20


Nakata Shigeo

B. 1945-10-16, Asahikawa, Hokk., Japan
Freestyle Wrestling (1 gold)
1968 HP
Men's Flyweight (-52 kg) gold 9600
9600


Nakatani Takehide

B. 1941-07-09, Hiroshima, Japan
Judo (1 gold)
1964 HP
Men's Lightweight (-68 kg) gold 9600
9600


Nakaura Akira

B. 1935-11-03, Hiroshima, Japan
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1964 HP
Men's Light−Heavyweight (-97 kg) 14th 24
24


Nakayama Akinori

B. 1943-03-01, Nagoya, Japan
Gymnastics (6 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze)
1968 1972 HP
Individual combined bronze bronze 5120
Team combined gold gold 3200
Rings gold gold 3200
Parallel Bars gold fifth 1850
Horizontal Bar gold(*) fifth 1850
Floor Exercises silver silver 2000
Vault fifth 250
17470

(*) The gold on the Horizontal Bar at Mexico was joint with Mikhail Voronin.
Although already twenty-nine, he showed at München that he was still an all-round competitor.


Nakayama Iwao

B. 1949-07-02, Hokkaido, Japan
Ice Hockey
1972 1976 1980 HP
Men's Team 9th 9th QU:6th 186
186


Nakazawa Yonetaro

B. 1903-09-26, represented Japan
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's Pole Vault sixth 960
Men's Decathlon 22nd 0.6
960.6


Panagiotis Nakopoulos

B. 1946-04-27, Thessaloniki, Greece
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's 3000 m Steeplechase R1:10th -3.34
0.00034


Sotirios Nakos

B. 1949-01-03, represented Greece
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1972 HP
Men's Lightweight (-68 kg) 16th 9.6
9.6


Jean Nakouzi

B. 1947-05-19, Beirut, Lebanon
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1968 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-57 kg) 12th 60
60


Michel Nakouzi

B. 1932-05-05, Beirut, Lebanon
Wrestling - Greco-Roman
1960 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-57 kg) 9th 240
240


Written 2001-08-10 - last modified 2022-05-09

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