Takanori Kono on stamp of Azerbaijan
|Men's nordic combined|
|1992 Albertville||3 x 10 km team|
|1994 Lillehammer||3 x 10 km team|
|1994 Lillehammer||15 km individual|
|1993 Falun||3 x 10 km team|
|1995 Thunder Bay||4 x 5 km team|
Takanori Kono (河野 孝典 Kōno Takanori) (born March 7, 1969) is a former Japanese nordic combined skier who competed during the 1990s, winning at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, the Winter Olympics, and the Holmenkollen ski festival.
Kono won three medals at the Winter Olympics, including two golds (3 x 10 km team: 1992, 1994) and a silver (15 km individual: 1994). He also won two gold medals in the team event at the world championships (3 x 10 km: 1993, 4 x 5 km: 1995).
He is now coach for the Japanese Nordic combined team, a role he has had since 2006.
- Takanori Kono at the International Ski Federation
- Holmenkollen winners since 1892 - click Vinnere for downloadable pdf file (in Norwegian)
- "Takanori Kono". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
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