Tina Takahashi

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Tina Takahashi
Personal information
Born Toronto, Ontario
Residence Ottawa, Ontario
Sport
Country Canada
Sport Judo
Rank      Rokudan (6th dan)
Club Takahashi Dojo
Updated on 3 September 2012.

Tina Takahashi is a judoka, coach, and author who won Canada's first ever gold medal in international Judo at the World University Games in 1984, and was Canada's first women's Olympic Judo coach in 1988, coaching Canada's first women's Judo Olympian Sandra Greaves.[1][2] She was the first Canadian woman to achieve the rank of roku-dan (sixth-degree black belt), and the first women's Sport Canada carded athlete. Takahashi was Canadian champion many times, has taught Judo for more than 30 years, and was inducted into the Judo Canada Hall of Fame in 1998.[3][4] In 2008 she was named as Chair of the National Grading Board by Judo Canada.[5] Takahashi is the daughter of Canadian judoka Masao Takahashi and June Takahashi, and the sister of Olympians Phil Takahashi and Ray Takahashi.

In 2005 she co-authored a book titled Mastering Judo with her parents and three siblings.[6]

Publications[edit]

  • Takahashi, Masao; Family (2005). Mastering Judo. Windsor, Ontario: Human Kinetics. ISBN 073605099X. 

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canada wins 1st gold in a world judo event". The Montreal Gazette. 10 December 1984. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Local Judo Athlete Plays On". Newswest Online. 21 October 2010. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Takahashi, Masao; Family (2005). Mastering Judo. Windsor, Ontario: Human Kinetics. p. 214. ISBN 073605099X. 
  4. ^ "Hall of Fame". Judo Ontario website. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Tina Takahashi named as Chair of the NGB". Judo Ontario website. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  6. ^ Takahashi, Masao; Family (2005). Mastering Judo. Windsor, Ontario: Human Kinetics. ISBN 073605099X. 

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