Sumio Endo

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Sumio Endo
Medal record
Men's Judo
Representing  Japan
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Montreal +93 kg
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1975 Vienna +93 kg
Gold medal – first place 1979 Paris open
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 1974 Seoul +93 kg
Silver medal – second place 1974 Seoul Open

Sumio Endo (遠藤 純男, Endō Sumio, born 3 October 1950) is a Japanese judoka, Olympic medalist and world champion.

He is from Kōriyama, Fukushima. After graduation from Nihon University, He belonged to Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department.

He received a bronze medal in the heavyweight class at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.[1] He is world champion from 1975 and from 1979.

As of 2008, He coaches judo at North Asia University in Akita, Japan. He is also one of the 'Frontier Ambassadors' of his hometown Koriyama City.[2]


  1. ^ "1976 Summer Olympics – Montreal, Canada – Judo" Archived 2008-09-17 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on 30 November 2008)
  2. ^ "フロンティア大使のプロフィール等|郡山市公式ウェブサイト". (in Japanese). Retrieved 25 February 2020.