Japan at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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Japan at the
1964 Summer Olympics
Flag of Japan (1870–1999).svg
IOC code JPN
NOC Japanese Olympic Committee
Website www.joc.or.jp (in Japanese) (in English)
in Tokyo
Competitors 328 (270 men and 58 women) in 21 sports
Flag bearer Makoto Fukui
Medals
Ranked 3rd
Gold
16
Silver
5
Bronze
8
Total
29
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Japan was the host nation for the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. 328 competitors, 270 men and 58 women, took part in 155 events in 21 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Masae Kasai, Emiko Miyamoto, Kinuko Tanida, Yuriko Handa, Yoshiko Matsumura, Sata Isobe, Katsumi Matsumura, Yoko Shinozaki, Setsuko Sasaki, Yuko Fujimoto, Masako Kondo and Ayano Shibuki Volleyball Women's Team Competition
 Gold Takao Sakurai Boxing Men's Bantamweight
 Gold Yukio Endo Gymnastics Men's All-around Individual
 Gold Yukio Endo Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars
 Gold Haruhiro Yamashita Gymnastics Men's Long Horse Vault
 Gold Takuji Hayata Gymnastics Men's Rings
 Gold Takehide Nakatani Judo Men's Lightweight (68 kg)
 Gold Isao Okano Judo Men's Middleweight (80 kg)
 Gold Isao Inokuma Judo Men's Heavyweight
 Gold Takashi Ono, Shuji Tsurumi, Haruhiro Yamashita, Yukio Endo, Takuji Hayata, and Takashi Mitsukuri Gymnastics Men's Team Combined Exercises
 Gold Yoshinobu Miyake Weightlifting Men's Featherweight
 Gold Tsutomu Hanahara Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Flyweight
 Gold Masamitsu Ichiguchi Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Bantamweight
 Gold Yoshikatsu Yoshida Wrestling Men's Freestyle Flyweight
 Gold Yojiro Uetake Wrestling Men's Freestyle Bantamweight
 Gold Osamu Watanabe Wrestling Men's Freestyle Featherweight
 Silver Shuji Tsurumi Gymnastics Men's All-around Individual
 Silver Shuji Tsurumi Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars
 Silver Shuji Tsurumi Gymnastics Men's Pommeled Horse
 Silver Yukio Endo (gymnast) Gymnastics Men's Floor Exercises
 Silver Akio Kaminaga Judo Men's Open Class
 Bronze Kokichi Tsuburaya Athletics Men's Marathon
 Bronze Taniko Nakamura, Kiyoko Ono, Hiroko Tsuji, Toshiko Aihara-Shirasu, Ginko Chiba-Abukawa, and Keiko Ikeda-Tanaka Gymnastics Women's Team Combined Exercises
 Bronze Yoshihisa Yoshikawa Shooting Men's Free Pistol
 Bronze Yukiaki Okabe, Toshio Shoji, Makoto Fukui, and Kunihiro Iwasaki Swimming Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay
 Bronze Yutaka Demachi, Tsutomu Koyama, Sadatoshi Sugawara, Naohiro Ikeda, Yasutaka Sato, Toshiaki Kosedo, Tokihiko Higuchi, Masayuki Minami, Takeshi Tokutomi, Teruhisa Moriyama, Yūzo Nakamura and Katsutoshi Nekoda Volleyball Men's Team Competition
 Bronze Shiro Ichinoseki Weightlifting Men's Bantamweight
 Bronze Masashi Ohuchi Weightlifting Men's Middleweight
 Bronze Iwao Horiuchi Wrestling Men's Freestyle Lightweight

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

15 cyclists represented Japan in 1964.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Tandem
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Diving[edit]

Equestrian[edit]

Fencing[edit]

15 fencers, 11 men and 4 women, represented Japan in 1964.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Football[edit]

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Judo[edit]

Four judoka, all male, represented Japan in 1964.

Men's lightweight
Men's mightweight
Men's heavyweight
Men's open class

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Japan in 1964.

Individual
Team
  • Shigeaki Uchino
  • Yoshihide Fukutome
  • Shigeki Mino

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Ten shooters represented Japan in 1964. Yoshihisa Yoshikawa won the bronze medal in the 50 m pistol event.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
300 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
Trap

Swimming[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Defeated South Korea (3-0)
  • Lost to Hungary (0-3)
  • Lost to Czechoslovakia (1-3)
  • Defeated Bulgaria (3-1)
  • Defeated United States (3-1)
  • Defeated Soviet Union (3-1)
  • Defeated Brazil (3-2)
  • Defeated Romania (3-2)
  • Defeated Netherlands (3-1) → Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal
  • Team Roster
Women's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Defeated United States (3-0)
  • Defeated Romania (3-0)
  • Defeated South Korea (3-0)
  • Defeated Poland (3-0)
  • Defeated Soviet Union (3-0) → Gold medal.svg Gold Medal
  • Team Roster

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Japan at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 8 August 2014. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 

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