Phil Takahashi

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Phil Takahashi
Personal information
Born (1957-06-29) June 29, 1957 (age 57)
Toronto, Ontario
Residence Ottawa, Ontario
Sport
Country Canada
Sport Judo
Rank      Shichidan (7th dan)
Club Takahashi Dojo

Philip ("Phil") Masao Takahashi (born June 29, 1957 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired judoka from Canada, who represented his native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics (1984 and 1988). He twice won a bronze medal at the Pan American Games during his career in the bantamweight division (– 60 kg), in 1979 and 1983. His greatest achievement came as a bronze medal at the 1981 World Championships. He is the son of Masao and June Takahashi.

He now runs Takahashi Dojo in Ottawa, Ontario teaching Judo, Karate and other forms of martial arts. He also taught both English and Physical Education at Confederation High School (Ottawa). Phil holds the rank of 7th dan in Judo.

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