Tadanori Koshino

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Tadanori Koshino
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Born1966

Tadanori Koshino (越野 忠則, Koshino Tadanori, born April 3, 1966 in Shiranuka, Hokkaidō, Japan) is a retired judoka who competed in the -60 kg division.

Biography[edit]

Koshino began learning judo with a local sports team while he was in elementary school, and became the Hokkaidō Prefecture champion for his weight class in junior-high school.[1] He placed third in the inter-highschool tournament during his senior year, and entered Tōkai University in 1985.[1] He won the Shoriki Cup twice while attending the university, and joined the Toyo Suisan corporation after graduating.[1] He won the Kodokan Cup for 4 consecutive years from 1989–1992 and All-Japan Weight Class Judo Championships for 3 consecutive years from 1989–1991,[2] and placed second in the World Judo Championships in 1989 before winning the world championships in 1991. He retired from competitive judo after finishing with a bronze medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics. He became an instructor for the International Budo University in April, 1993.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Sports Click : 柔道 - 1st Techicical Seminar". BASEBALL MAGAZINESHA. Archived from the original on 2008-02-15.
  2. ^ "国際武道大学教員紹介 越野忠則". 国際武道大学. Archived from the original on 2009-08-05.

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