Kōji Gushiken

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Kōji Gushiken
Koji Gushiken 2011.jpg
Gushiken in 2011
Personal information
Born (1956-11-12) November 12, 1956 (age 60)
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics
Head coach(es) Hikonori Yamaguchi
Retired 1985 Chūnichi Cup

Kōji Gushiken (具志堅 幸司?, Gushiken Kōji; born November 12, 1956 in Ōsaka.[1]) is a former Olympic gymnast for Japan at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, where he won a total number of five medals, including two gold. He broke an ankle in May 1985 which prevented him from training for 3 months and hindered his performances at the 1985 World Championships. Gushiken announced his retirement at the 1985 Chūnichi Cup. He currently coaches other Olympic contenders.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.gymn-forum.net/bios/men/gushiken.html