Great Olympians

Biographies - YOS


Yoshida Hidejiko

B. 1969-09-03, Obu, Japan
Judo (1 gold)
1992 1996 2000 HP
Men's Half Middleweight (-78 kg) gold 10966.5
Men's Middleweight (-90 kg) fifth QF
10966.5


Yoshida Kiichi

B. 1919-03-06, represented Japan
Aquatics - Swimming
1936 HP
Men's 100 metres Backstroke fifth 1500
1500


Yoshida Masami

B. 1946-01-17, represented Japan
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 HP
Men's 4x400 metres Relay R1:14th 4
4


Yoshida Masao

B. 1932-11-30, represented Japan
Sailing
1964 HP
5.5 metres Class 14th 16
16


Yoshida Rikio

B. 1939-09-14, Iwate, Japan
Nordic Combined
1960 HP
Men's Individual dnf 0.00384
0.00384


Yoshida Saori

B. 1982-10-05, Mie, Japan
Wrestling, Freestyle (3 gold)
2004 2008 2012 2016 HP
Women's Lightweight (-55 kg) gold gold gold 69600
Women's Featherweight (-53 kg) silver
69600


Yoshida Setsuko

B. 1942-11-04, Aichi, Japan
Volleyball (1 silver)
1968 HP
Women's Team silver 2000
2000


Yoshida Shigetomo

B. 1890-04-13, represented Japan
Equestrianism - Jumping
1928 HP
Jumping, Individual dnf 0.000008
0.000008


Yoshida Shuichi

represented Japan
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1932 HP
Men's Welterweight (-72  kg) sixth 960
960


Yoshida Toshitada

B. 1947-09-01, represented Japan
Freestyle Wrestling
1972 HP
Men's Welterweight (-74 kg) 17th 6
6


Yoshida Yoshikatsu

B. 1941-10-30, Asahikawa, Hokk., Japan
Freestyle Wrestling (1 gold)
1964 HP
Men's Flyweight (-52 kg) gold 9600
9600


Yoshikawa Ayako

B. 1933-03-01, represented Japan
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Women's 100 metres R1:5th 0.00000047
Women's Long Jump 16th 9.6
9.60000047


Yoshikawa Mineo

B. 1947-10-03, represented Japan
Basketball
1972 HP
Men's Team 14th 8
8


Yoshikawa Yoshihisa

B. 1936-09-04, Fukuoka, Japan; D. 2019-10-12
Shooting (2 bronze)
1960 1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Free Pistol bronze bronze 7686.15
Free Pistol 17th 25th
7686.15


Yoshimura Hajime

B. 1939-01-27, Hokkaido, Japan
Biathlon
1968 HP
20 km 43rd -4.32
4 x 7.5 km Relay 13th 6.4
6.400032


Yoshimura Masahiro

B. 1936-10-28, Uwajima, Japan; D. 2003-09-27
Aquatics - Swimming (1 silver)
1956 HP
Men's 200 metres Breaststroke silver 6000
6000


Yoshimura Minoru

B. 1945-01-01, Wakayama, Japan
Hockey
1968 HP
Men's Team 13th 12.8
12.8

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


Yoshimuta Haruo

B. 1939-11-05, Soul, Korea, then Japanese, lived in Tokyo, represented Japan
Aquatics - Swimming
1960 1964 HP
Men's 400 metres Freestyle R1:17th 4
Men's 200 metres Butterfly fifth 1250
1254


Yoshino Nobuatsu

B. 1940-08-20, Kumamoto, Japan
Canoeing - Sprint Canadian
1968 HP
Men's Canadian Doubles 1000 metres Rep:5th 80
80


Yoshino Noriichi

B. 1943-04-08, represented Japan
Rowing
1964 HP
Men's Coxed Fours Rep:4th 12.9
12.9


Yoshino Shuta

B. 1943-03-20, Akita, Japan
Boxing
1964 HP
Men's Flyweight (-51 kg) R2 79.13
79.13


Yoshio Shoji

B. 1943-12-11, represented Japan
Canoeing - Canadian Sprint
1964 HP
Men's Canadian Singles 1000 metres Rep:4th 150
150


Yoshioka Hideichi

B. 1914-09-10, represented Japan
Wrestling - Greco-Roman
1936 HP
Men's Featherweight (-61 kg) 10th 150
150


Yoshioka Takayoshi

B. 1909-06-02, Nishihama, Japan; D. 1984-05-05
Athletics
1932 1936 HP
Men's 100 metres sixth QF:4th 654.5
Men's 200 metres QF:4th 14.5
Men's 4x100 metres Relay fifth R1:dnf 252.5
921.5


Yoshizawa Hiroshi

B. 1931-05-05, Hokkaido, Japan
Nordic Combined & Ski Jumping
Nordic Combined 1956 HP
Men's Individual dnf 0.00096
Ski Jumping 1952 1956 HP
Men's Individual 36th 13th 38.40096
38.40192


Yordan Yordanov Yosifov

B. 1932-08-12, from Sofia, represented Bulgaria; D. 2014-12-23
Football (1 bronze)
1956 HP
Men's Team bronze 1280
1280


Written 2000-12-14 - last modified 2022-03-11

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