Jinya Nishikata

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Jinya Nishikata
Personal information
Full name Jinya Nishikata
Born (1968-12-04) 4 December 1968 (age 46)
Nozawaonsen, Nagano, Japan
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
World Cup
Seasons 1988, 1993-2001
Additional podiums 4
Total podiums 4
Updated on October 7, 2011.

Jinya Nishikata (西方 仁也 Nishikata Jin'ya?) (born December 4, 1968) is a Japanese former ski jumper.

He competed from 1988 to 2001. He won a silver medal in the team large hill competition at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer and followed that up with a bronze medal in the team large hill competition at the 1995 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Nishikata finished in the Top 3 once in each of the four Cup World Cup seasons between 1993 and 1996.

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