Tsunekazu Takeda

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Tsunekazu Takeda (竹田 恆和 Takeda Tsunekazu?, born November 1, 1947) is the current President of the Japanese Olympic Committee.


Tsunekazu Takeda was born on November 1, 1947, as the third son of Prince Tsuneyoshi Takeda. His great-grandfather was the Emperor Meiji.

He became president of the Japanese Olympic Committee on October 24, 2001. He is also an Executive Board member on the Olympic Council of Asia.[1]

He was elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee in July 2012.

His son named Tsuneyasu Takeda teaches at Keio University.


Preceded by
Yushirō Yagi
President of the Japanese Olympic Committee
October 24, 2001-present
Succeeded by