|— Gymnast —
Takeshi Kato in 1966
September 25, 1942|
||24 July 1982
||1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
||59 kg (130 lb)
||Men's artistic gymnastics
Takeshi Kato (加藤 武司 Katō Takeshi, September 25, 1942 – July 24, 1982) was a Japanese gymnast and Olympic champion.
Kato competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City where he received a gold medal in team combined exercises, and a bronze medal in floor exercise.
Kato received a silver medal in vault, and a bronze medal in pommel horse at the 1966 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, and Japan won the team competition.
He received bronze medals in vault and floor exercise at the 1970 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, and Japan again won the team competition.
His brother Sawao Kato was also a multiple Olympic medalist in artistic gymnastics.