Japan at the 1960 Winter Olympics

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Japan at the Olympic Games

Flag of Japan
IOC code  JPN
NOC Japanese Olympic Committee
Website www.joc.or.jp (Japanese)
At the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley
Competitors 41 (36 men, 5 women) in 7 sports
Flag bearer Junko Ueno
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
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Japan competed at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, United States.

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Masayoshi Mitani Downhill 2:31.3 53
Osamu Tada 2:28.5 46
Chiharu Igaya 2:25.0 34
Takashi Takeda Giant Slalom 2:13.4 44
Osamu Tada 2:06.5 35
Masayoshi Mitani 2:05.6 33
Chiharu Igaya 1:55.8 23
Takashi Takeda Slalom 1:26.7 42 1:29.3 35 2:56.0 33
Masayoshi Mitani 1:23.8 35 DSQ DSQ
Osamu Tada 1:17.2 21 1:26.8 34 2:44.0 26
Chiharu Igaya 1:10.9 6 1:09.3 19 2:20.2 12

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Eiji Kurita 58:57.0 45
Takashi Matsuhashi 57:49.1 40
Kazuo Sato 56:15.0 30
30 km Eiji Kurita 2'11:25.8 39
Kazuo Sato 2'07:07.2 37
Takashi Matsuhashi 2'06:25.5 35
50 km Kazuo Sato DNF
Eiji Kurita 3'38:40.6 27
Men's 4 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Takashi Matsuhashi
Kazuo Sato
Eiji Kurita
Akemi Taniguchi
2'36:44.9 10

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Nabuo Sato 11 17 1206.8 120 14
Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Miwa Fukuhara 19 22 1134.7 188 21
Junko Ueno 15 20 1176.5 158 17

Ice hockey[edit]

Group A[edit]

Top two teams (shaded ones) from each group advanced to the final round and played for 1st-6th places, other teams played in the consolation round.

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1  Canada 2 2 0 0 24 3 4
2  Sweden 2 1 1 0 21 5 2
3  Japan 2 0 2 0 1 38 0
  • Canada 19-1 Japan
  • Sweden 19-0 Japan

Consolation round[edit]

Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
 Finland 4 3 0 1 50 11 7
 Japan 8th 4 2 1 1 32 22 5
 Australia 4 0 4 0 8 57 0
  • Finland 6-6 Japan
  • Japan 13-2 Australia
  • Finland 11-2 Japan
  • Japan 11-3 Australia
Contestants
Shikashi Akazawa
Shinichi Honma
Toshiei Honma
Hidenori Inatsu
Atsuo Irie
Yuji Iwaoka
Takashi Kakihara
Yoshihiro Miyazaki
Masao Murano
Isao Ono
Akiyoshi Segawa
Shigeru Shimada
Kunito Takagi
Mamoru Takashima
Masami Tanabu
Shoichi Tomita
Toshihiko Yamada

Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined[edit]

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Three jumps, best two counted and shown here.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Rikio Yoshida Individual 57.0 64.0 202.0 17 DNF DNF
Yosuke Eto 62.0 68.0 218.5 2 1'05:51.4 211.484 23 429.984 15
Akemi Taniguchi 58.5 62.0 194.0 26 1'04:52.9 215.226 20 409.226 24
Takashi Matsui 62.0 61.0 198.5 22 DNF DNF

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Takashi Matsui Normal hill 78.5 92.6 33 75.0 97.0 29 189.6 30
Koichi Sato 82.0 98.4 24 78.0 101.9 20 200.3 22
Yosuke Eto 85.5 102.2 17 72.5 95.5 34 197.7 25
Sadao Kikuchi 88.5 104.1 13 77.0 102.1 19 206.2 15

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Shinkichi Takemura 45.9 43
Takeo Mizoo 43.7 36
Yoshitaki Hori 41.8 16
Fumio Nagakubo 41.1 9
1500 m Shuji Kobayashi 2:23.0 34
Takeo Mizoo 2:22.6 33
Toshitaki Hori 2:21.7 29
Fumio Nagakubo 2:18.7 21
5000 m Shuji Kobayashi 8:29.8 24
Takeo Mizoo 8:28.7 23
10,000 m Takeo Mizoo 17:42.0 25
Shuji Kobayashi 17:20.8 21
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Yoshiko Takano 50.3 19
Fumie Hama 47.4 8
Hatsue Nagakubo-Takamizawa 46.6 5
1000 m Yoshiko Takano 1:39.9 16
Fumie Hama 1:36.1 7
Hatsue Nagakubo-Takamizawa 1:35.8 5
1500 m Hatsue Nagakubo-Takamizawa 2:43.7 19
Yoshiko Takano 2:34.0 12
Fumie Hama 2:33.3 10
3000 m Yoshiko Takano 5:30.9 10
Hatsue Nagakubo-Takamizawa 5:21.4 4

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