Yoshinobu Miyake

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Yoshinobu Miyake
Medal record
Men's weightlifting
Competitor for  Japan
Olympic Games
Silver 1960 Rome -56 kg
Gold 1964 Tokyo -60 kg
Gold 1968 Mexico City -60 kg
World Championships
Bronze 1961 Vienna -56 kg
Gold 1962 Budapest -56 kg
Gold 1963 Stockholm -60 kg
Gold 1964 Tokyo -60 kg
Gold 1965 Tehran -60 kg
Gold 1966 East Berlin -60 kg
Gold 1968 Mexico City -60 kg
Asian Games
Gold 1966 Bangkok -60 kg
In this Japanese name, the family name is "Miyake".

Yoshinobu Miyake (三宅 義信 Miyake Yoshinobu?, born November 24, 1939) is a former Japanese weightlifter and Olympic champion and a retired Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Major General.

A native of Miyagi Prefecture, he graduated from Hosei University and joined Japan Self-Defense Forces (Japan's armed forces).

He received a silver medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.[1] He won a gold medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo,[2] and again a gold medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.[3]

In 1993 he was elected member of the International Weightlifting Federation Hall of Fame.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1960 Summer Olympics - Rome, Italy - Weightlifting" - databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on February 24, 2008).
  2. ^ "1964 Summer Olympics - Tokyo, Japan - Weightlifting" - databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on February 24, 2008).
  3. ^ "1968 Summer Olympics - Mexico City, Mexico - Weightlifting" - databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on February 24, 2008).
  4. ^ "Weightlifting Hall of Fame". International Weightlifting Federation. Retrieved 2008-08-07.