Japan at the 1976 Summer 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 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal
Competitors 213 (153 men and 60 women) in 20 sports
Flag bearer Katsutoshi Nekoda
Medals
Rank: 5
Gold
9
Silver
6
Bronze
10
Total
25
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Japan competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. 213 competitors, 153 men and 60 women, took part in 119 events in 20 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

In their second Olympic archery competition, Japan won a silver medal and placed third on the national leaderboard for the sport. The medal was won by Hiroshi Michinaga. Two men and two women competed for Japan.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 10.000 metres

  • Heat — 28:36.21 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.13m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 2.13m (→ did not advance)

Men's 20 km Race Walk

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A):
  • Lost to Canada (76-104)
  • Lost to Mexico (90-108)
  • Lost to Cuba (56-97)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (69-123)
  • Lost to Australia (79-117)
  • Classification Match:
  • 9th/11th place: Lost to Puerto Rico (91-111) → 11th place
  • Team Roster
Women's Team Competition
  • Team Roster

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

Men's 1.000m Sprint (Scratch)

Men's 4.000m Individual Pursuit

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Eight fencers, four men and four women, represented Japan in 1976.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Gymnastics[edit]

Handball[edit]

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Japan in 1976.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Uchida, Kubo, and Kawazoe — 14234 points (→ 12th place)

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Defeated Italy (3-0)
  • Defeated Brazil (3-0)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Semi Finals
  • Lost to Poland (2-3)
  • Bronze Medal Match
  • Lost to Cuba (0-3) → Fourth place
  • Team Roster
Women's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Defeated Hungary (3-0)
  • Defeated Peru (3-0)
  • Defeated Canada (3-0)
  • Semi Finals
  • Defeated South Korea (3-0)
  • Final
  • Defeated Soviet Union (3-0) → Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Japan at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09.