Yuji Takada (wrestler)

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Yuji Takada
Medal record
Competitor for  Japan
Men's Freestyle wrestling
Olympic Games
Gold 1976 Montreal Flyweight
Bronze 1984 Los Angeles Flyweight
World Championships
Gold 1974 Istanbul 52 kg
Gold 1975 Minsk 52 kg
Gold 1977 Lausanne 52 kg
Gold 1979 San Diego 52 kg
Bronze 1973 Tehran 52 kg

Yuji Takada (高田 裕司 Takada Yūji?) (born 17 February 1954, in Ota, Gunma) is a Japanese wrestler and Olympic champion in Freestyle wrestling.


Takada competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal where he received a gold medal in Freestyle wrestling, the light flyweight class.[1] He received a bronze medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.

World championships[edit]

Takada won gold medals at the FILA Wrestling World Championships in 1974, 1975, 1977 and 1979.


  1. ^ "1976 Summer Olympics – Montreal, Canada – Wrestling" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 11 September 2008)