Nobutoshi Hikage

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Nobutoshi Hikage
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Men's Judo
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1983 Moscow -78 kg
Gold medal – first place 1985 Seoul -78 kg
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 1981 Jakarta -78 kg

Nobutoshi Hikage (日蔭 暢年, Hikage Nobutoshi, born 9 July 1956) is a Japanese judoka. He was two times world champion of Half-middleweight category.

He is from Miyako, Iwate. He began judo at the age of a 6th grader.[1] After graduation from Kokushikan University, He belonged to Iwate Prefectural Police.

He won the gold medal of world championships in 1983 and 1985. He participate All-Japan Championships 6 times and won the bronze medal in 1982.

He tried by the supervision of all-Japan women's team at 2005 World Championships and 2008 Summer Olympics.


  1. ^ "近代柔道 2009年1月号 全日本監督退任インタビュー -日蔭暢年-". Baseball Magazine Sha Co., Ltd. 2009-01-20.