Shuji Tsurumi in 1966
|Born||January 29, 1938|
|Height||1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||52 kg (115 lb)|
|Discipline||Men's artistic gymnastics|
Shuji Tsurumi (鶴見 修治 Tsurumi Shūji, born January 29, 1938) is a Japanese gymnast and Olympic champion. He was part of the first Japanese team that succeeded to win gold medals in the team event at the Summer Olympics (1960) and World Championships (1962). In 2008 he was inducted to the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.
Tsurumi competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome where he received a gold medal in team combined exercises, and a bronze medal in pommel horse. At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo he received a gold medal in team combined exercises, and silver medals in individual all-around, pommel horse, and parallel bars.
- Shuji Tsurumi. ighof.com
- "1960 Summer Olympics – Rome, Italy – Gymnastics" Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 3, 2008)
- "1964 Summer Olympics – Tokyo, Japan – Gymnastics" Archived 2007-09-04 at the Wayback Machine databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 3, 2008)
- Shuji Tsurumi. sports-reference.com
|This biographical article related to Japanese artistic gymnastics is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This article about a Japanese Olympic medalist is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|