Nobuyuki Aihara

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Nobuyuki Aihara
— Gymnast —
Country represented  Japan
Born (1934-12-16)December 16, 1934
Takasaki, Gunma, Japan
Died July 16, 2013(2013-07-16) (aged 78)
Takasaki, Gunma, Japan
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics
In this Japanese name, the family name is "Aihara".

Nobuyuki Aihara (相原 信行 Aihara Nobuyuki?, December 16, 1934 – July 16, 2013) was a Japanese gymnast and Olympic champion.

Olympics[edit]

Aihara competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne where he received a silver medal in floor exercise, and a silver medal in the team competition.[1] He competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome where he received a gold medal in floor exercises, and a gold medal in team combined exercise.[2]

Death[edit]

Aihara died of pneumonia on July 16, 2013, at the age of 78 in Takasaki, Gunma. He is survived by son Yutaka, who won a bronze in the team event at the 1992 Summer Olympics.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1956 Summer Olympics – Melbourne, Australia – Gymnastics" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 3, 2008)
  2. ^ "1960 Summer Olympics – Rome, Italy – Gymnastics" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 3, 2008)
  3. ^ "体操ローマ五輪金、相原信行氏死去 78歳" (in Japanese). Retrieved July 23, 2013.