Takashi Ono

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Takashi Ono
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Takashi Ono at the 1964 Olympics
Personal information
Country represented Japan
Born (1931-07-26) July 26, 1931 (age 87)
Noshiro, Akita, Japan[1]
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb)
DisciplineMen's artistic gymnastics

Takashi Ono (小野 喬, Ono Takashi, born July 26, 1931) is a retired Japanese gymnast. He competed at the 1952, 1956, 1960 and 1964 Olympics and won five gold, four silver and four bronze medals.[1] Ono was the flag bearer for Japan at the 1960 Olympics, and took the Olympic Oath at the 1964 Games.[2] In 1998 he was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.[3]


In 1958 he married Kiyoko Ono, a fellow Olympic gymnast. They have two sons and three daughters, the first two children were born between 1961 and 1963 while both parents were actively competing.[4][5]

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  1. ^ a b Takashi Ono. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ IOC 1964 Summer Olympics. olympic.org
  3. ^ "TAKASHI ONO". International Gymnastics Hall of Fame. Unknown parameter |With 13 Olympic medals, along with Boris Shakhlin of Russia and Edoardo Mangiarotti of Italy, he lies at four in list of all time Olympic medal list.url= ignored (help); Missing or empty |url= (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  4. ^ 第1章 体操との出会い. Japanese Olympic Committee (interview in Japanese)
  5. ^ 読売新聞大阪本社運動部 (1996). ザ・ヒーロー戦後スポーツの40人 (in Japanese). 読売新聞. ISBN 4-643-96076-0.
Preceded by
Italy Edoardo Mangiarotti
Most career Olympic medals by a man
1964 – 1964
Succeeded by
Soviet Union Boris Shakhlin