Kiyoko Ono

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Kiyoko Ono
Kiyoko Ono 1964d.jpg
Kiyoko Ono at the 1964 Olympics
Personal information
Country represented  Japan
Born (1936-02-04) February 4, 1936 (age 81)
Iwanuma, Miyagi, Japan
Height 1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)
Weight 60 kg (130 lb)
Discipline Women's artistic gymnastics

Kiyoko Ono (小野 清子, Ono Kiyoko?, born February 4, 1936) is a retired Japanese politician and gymnast. She competed at the 1960 and 1964 Olympics and won a team bronze medal in 1964.[1]


Ono won the election in 1986 and was one of the members in the House of Councillors for 1986 to 2007.[1] While Ono occupied the seat she once served as a Minister of State (a chairman of National Safety Commission)

Ono is affiliated to the openly revisionist organization Nippon Kaigi.[2]


Ono's father died when she was three months old. In 1958 she graduated from the Tokyo University of Education and married Takashi Ono, a fellow Olympic gymnast. They have two sons and three daughters; the first two children were born between 1961 and 1963 while both parents were actively competing.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b Kiyoko Ono.
  2. ^ Nippon Kaigi website
  3. ^ 第1章 体操との出会い. Japanese Olympic Committee (interview in Japanese)
  4. ^ 読売新聞大阪本社運動部 (1996). ザ・ヒーロー戦後スポーツの40人 (in Japanese). 読売新聞. ISBN 4-643-96076-0.