Shigeru Okaizumi

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Shigeru Okaizumi
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Men's Judo
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Chiba -95 kg
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1994 Hiroshima -95 kg

Shigeru Okaizumi (岡泉 茂?, Okaizumi Shigeru, born 21 April 1968) is a retired Japanese judoka.

Okaizumi is from Kamikawa, Saitama.[1] He began judo with his older brother at the dojo near his house.[2] Okaizumi belonged to Nippon Steel after graduation from Tokai University.

In 1994, He won a gold medal at the Asian Games held in Hiroshima, Japan. In 1995, He also participated World Championships held in Chiba but was defeated by Paweł Nastula from Poland (Movie).

As of 2010, he has coached Nippon Steel Hirohata judo club since 2002[3] and All-Japan women’s judo team since 2006.[2]

Achievements[edit]

  • 1986 - All-Japan Junior Championships (-86 kg) 3rd
  • 1988 - All-Japan Junior Championships (-86 kg) 3rd
  • 1992 - All-Japan Businessgroup Championships (-95 kg) 2nd
  • 1993 - Kodokan Cup (-95 kg) 1st
- All-Japan Businessgroup Championships (-95 kg) 1st
  • 1994 - Asian Games (-95 kg) 1st
- Jigoro Kano Cup (-95kg) 1st
- All-Japan Selected Championships (-95kg) 2nd
- Kodokan Cup (-95kg) 1st
  • 1995 - World Championships (-96 kg) 3rd
- All-Japan Selected Championships (-95kg) 1st
  • 1996 - All-Japan Selected Championships (-95 kg) 3rd

References[edit]

  1. ^ "アスリートトークHYOGO (7)ロッテルダムの教訓 -日本柔道のこれから-". Kobe Shimbun. 2009-10-20. 
  2. ^ a b "近代柔道 2008年7月号 りれーとーく -塚田純也が語る岡泉茂先生-". Baseball Magazine Sha Co., Ltd. 2008-07-20. 
  3. ^ "Nippon Steel Hirohata Judo Club official cite -Topics- 岡泉茂監督、船津正貴選手勇退-". Nippon Steel.