Rie Tanaka (gymnast)

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Rie Tanaka
— Gymnast —
Rie Tanaka 2010.jpg
Rie Tanaka at 42nd Artistic Gymnastics World Championship 2010.
Personal information
Country represented  Japan
Born (1987-06-11) June 11, 1987 (age 27)
Iwade, Wakayama, Japan
Height 1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)
Discipline Women's artistic gymnastics
Years on national team 2008-2012
Head coach(es) Kyoko Seo

Rie Tanaka (田中 理恵?, born June 11, 1987) is a Japanese retired artistic gymnast.[1] Her brothers are Kazuhito Tanaka and Yusuke Tanaka, London Olympics silver medalists.

Rie Tanaka on the balance beam, London, July 2012

Tanaka was awarded the Longines Prize of Elegance at the 2010 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. At the 2012 Summer Olympics she competed for the Japanese national team which finished eighth in the Women's artistic team all-around.[2] She also took part in the individual all-around, where she finished 16th.[3]

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