Takehiro Kashima

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Takehiro Kashima
— Gymnast —
Country represented  Japan
Born (1980-07-16) July 16, 1980 (age 34)
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics
Retired December, 2008

Takehiro Kashima (鹿島 丈博 Kashima Takehiro?) (born July 16, 1980 in Osaka) is a Japanese gymnast, world champion and Olympic champion.

Olympics[edit]

Kashima won a gold medal in the team all-around and a bronze medal in pommel-horse at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.[1] At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, he won a silver medal in the team all-around.

World championships[edit]

Kashima won a bronze medal in pommel horse at the 2002 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Debrecen. At the 2003 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Anaheim he won a gold medal in high bar, a gold medal in pommel horse, and a bronze medal with Japan in the team final. He won a bronze medal in pommel horse at the 2005 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Melbourne.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2004 Summer Olympics – Athens, Greece – Gymnastics" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 4, 2008)

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