Japan at the 1994 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 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer
Competitors 59 (43 men, 16 women) in 11 sports
Flag bearer Reiichi Mikata
Medals
Rank: 11
Gold
1
Silver
2
Bronze
2
Total
5
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
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Japan competed at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Kono, TakanoriTakanori Kono
Abe, MasashiMasashi Abe
Ogiwara, KenjiKenji Ogiwara
Nordic combined Men's team
 Silver Kono, TakanoriTakanori Kono Nordic combined Men's individual
 Silver Nishikata, JinyaJinya Nishikata
Okabe, TakanobuTakanobu Okabe
Kasai, NoriakiNoriaki Kasai
Harada, MasahikoMasahiko Harada
Ski jumping Men's team large hill (K120)
 Bronze Horii, ManabuManabu Horii Speed skating Men's 500 m
 Bronze Yamamoto, HiromiHiromi Yamamoto Speed skating Women's 5000 m

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Kiminobu Kimura Super-G 1:36.38 33
Kiminobu Kimura Giant Slalom 1:31.86 1:26.64 2:58.50 26
Gaku Hirasawa Slalom DNF DNF
Takuya Ishioka 1:05.94 1:04.40 2:10.34 19
Kiminobu Kimura 1:05.26 1:02.71 2:07.97 18
Tetsuya Okabe 1:03.98 DNF DNF

Men's combined

Athlete Downhill Slalom Total
Time Time 1 Time 2 Total time Rank
Kiminobu Kimura 1:41.73 51.45 DNF DNF
Takuya Ishioka 1:40.55 DNF DNF
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Emi Kawabata Downhill 1:38.29 21
Emi Kawabata Super-G 1:23.90 24

Women's combined

Athlete Downhill Slalom Total
Time Time 1 Time 2 Total time Rank
Emi Kawabata 1:29.00 56.50 52.72 3:18.22 17

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Misao Kodate 3 31:40.2 42
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Misao Kodate 58:34.6 7 1'05:34.6 62
Women
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
7.5 km Sprint Yoshiko Honda-Mikami 2 28:37.3 44
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
15 km Yoshiko Honda-Mikami 54:00.5 6 1'00:00.5 54
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per missed target.

Bobsleigh[edit]

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
JPN-1 Toshio Wakita
Takashi Ohori
Two-man 53.43 20 53.51 16 53.47 18 53.69 18 3:34.10 19
JPN-2 Naomi Takewaki
Hiroshi Suzuki
Two-man 53.08 16 53.72 22 53.47 18 53.73 19 3:34.00 18
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
JPN-1 Naomi Takewaki
Hiroyuki Oshima
Hiroshi Suzuki
Takashi Ohori
Four-man 52.56 21 52.83 23 52.55 12 52.73 16 3:30.67 18

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
10 km
C
Masaaki Kozu 28:20.2 72
Hiroyuki Imai 26:48.8 40
Mitsuo Horigome 26:36.2 31
Kazunari Sasaki 26:12.1 25
15 km
pursuit1
F
Masaaki Kozu 43:30.1 54
Hiroyuki Imai 41:59.8 42
Mitsuo Horigome 40:47.0 27
Kazunari Sasaki 39:40.5 18
30 km
F
Kazutoshi Nagahama 1'22:24.9 48
Kazunari Sasaki 1'20:52.1 39
Hiroyuki Imai 1'18:03.7 20
Mitsuo Horigome 1'17:49.4 19
50 km
C
Kazutoshi Nagahama 2'22:30.2 48
Hiroyuki Imai 2'17:55.2 28
Kazunari Sasaki 2'16:51.7 24
1 Starting delay based on 10 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Men's 4 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Hiroyuki Imai
Kazutoshi Nagahama
Kazunari Sasaki
Masaaki Kozu
1'49:42.1 14
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km
C
Sumiko Yokoyama 16:30.5 50
Fumiko Aoki 15:41.9 26
10 km
pursuit2
F
Sumiko Yokoyama 32:48.0 36
Fumiko Aoki 30:00.4 16
15 km
F
Sumiko Yokoyama 46:00.4 36
Fumiko Aoki 43:01.4 11
30 km
C
Sumiko Yokoyama 1'37:14.7 45
Fumiko Aoki 1'32:22.3 26
2 Starting delay based on 5 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete SP FS TFP Rank
Fumihiro Oikawa 21 22 32.5 22
Masakazu Kagiyama 11 11 16.5 12
Women
Athlete SP FS TFP Rank
Rena Inoue 19 18 27.0 18
Yuka Sato 7 5 8.5 5

Freestyle skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Gota Miura Moguls 26.49 20.15 27 Did not advance
Hiroshi Machii Aerials 153.53 20 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Tae Satoya Moguls 30.42 23.32 10 Q 30.06 23.18 11

Luge[edit]

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Atsushi Sasaki 52.460 29 52.661 30 52.241 27 52.434 27 3:29.796 28
Yuji Sasaki 51.970 24 52.279 26 52.286 28 51.943 24 3:28.478 25
Kazuhiko Takamatsu 51.658 22 51.471 19 51.782 23 52.192 25 3:27.103 22

(Men's) Doubles

Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Atsushi Sasaki
Yuji Sasaki
50.782 18 49.342 15 1:40.124 18

Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined[edit]

Men's individual

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping
  • 15 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country
time
Total
rank
Points Rank
Masashi Abe Individual 207.0 14 43:21.7 10
Junichi Kogawa 220.5 8 45:33.8 19
Kenji Ogiwara 231.0 6 41:16.7 4
Takanori Kono 239.5 4 40:25.4 2

Men's Team

Three participants per team.

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping
  • 10 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athletes Ski jumping Cross-country
time
Total
rank
Points Rank
Takanori Kono
Kenji Ogiwara
Masashi Abe
733.5 1 1'22:51.8 1

Short track speed skating[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Round one Quarter finals Semi finals Finals
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Final rank
Jun Uematsu 500 m 44.50 2 Q 44.20 4 Did not advance
Satoru Terao 44.88 2 Q 44.27 3 Did not advance
Satoru Terao 1000 m 1:31.11 1 Q 1:29.64 2 Q 1:43.58 4 QB 1:33.39 6
Jun Uematsu 1:32.67 3 Did not advance
Yuichi Akasaka
Tatsuyoshi Ishihara
Satoru Terao
Jun Uematsu
5000 m relay 7:15.85 3 QB 7:19.11 5
Women
Athlete Event Round one Quarter finals Semi finals Finals
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Final rank
Ayako Tsubaki 500 m 48.49 1 Q 47.51 3 Did not advance
Ayako Tsubaki 1000 m 1:39.31 1 Q 1:39.12 3 Did not advance

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Masahiko Harada Normal hill 92.0 120.5 54.5 5.0 125.5 55
Takanobu Okabe 95.0 125.5 95.5 126.5 252.0 9
Jinya Nishikata 99.0 130.0 94.0 123.0 253.0 8
Noriaki Kasai 98.0 134.5 93.0 124.5 259.0 5
Noriaki Kasai Large hill 110.0 99.0 109.5 97.1 196.1 14
Takanobu Okabe 117.0 110.6 128.0 132.9 243.5 4
Jinya Nishikata 123.5 120.8 110.0 97.5 218.3 8
Masahiko Harada 122.0 121.1 101.0 78.8 199.9 13
Men's team large hill
Athletes Result
Points 1 Rank
Takanobu Okabe
Jinya Nishikata
Noriaki Kasai
Masahiko Harada
956.9 2
1 Four teams members performed two jumps each.

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Yasunori Miyabe 36.72 9
Junichi Inoue 36.63 6
Hiroyasu Shimizu 36.60 5
Manabu Horii 36.53 3
1000 m Hiroyasu Smihizu 1:15.01 19
Yukinori Miyabe 1:14.28 14
Toshiyuki Kuroiwa 1:13.95 11
Junichi Inoue 1:13.75 8
1500 m Toshihiko Itokawa 1:56.67 27
Yukinori Miyabe 1:55.56 21
Toru Aoyanagi 1:54.85 15
5000 m Toru Aoyanagi 6:59.88 24
Kazuhiro Sato 6:54.83 13
Toshihiko Itokawa 6:49.36 6
10,000 m Kazuhiro Sato 14:18.44 13
Toshihiko Itokawa 14:17.00 11
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Mayumi Yamamoto 41.20 25
Shiho Kusunose 40.94 18
Tomomi Okazaki 40.55 14
Kyoko Shimazaki 40.26 10
1000 m Mayumi Yamamoto 1:23.15 27
Seiko Hashimoto 1:22.31 21
Kyoko Shimazaki 1:21.96 18
Shiho Kusunose 1:20.37 6
1500 m Maki Tabata 2:06.79 16
Hiromi Yamamoto 2:06.54 15
Shiho Kusunose 2:06.20 13
Seiko Hashimoto 2:04.98 9
3000 m Miki Ogasawara 4:25.27 10
Hiromi Yamamoto 4:22.37 7
Seiko Hashimoto 4:21.07 6
5000 m Miki Ogasawara 7:30.47 9
Seiko Hashimoto 7:29.79 8
Hiromi Yamamoto 7:19.68 3

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