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.

Biography[edit]

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.

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