Takashi Yamamoto (swimmer)

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Takashi Yamamoto
Personal information
Full name Takashi Yamamoto
Nationality  Japan
Born (1978-07-23) July 23, 1978 (age 39)
Osaka, Japan
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Butterfly
Club Itoman Swimming School

Takashi Yamamoto (山本 貴司, Yamamoto Takashi, born July 23, 1978 in Osaka) is an Olympic medal-winning swimmer from Japan, who won the silver medal in the 200 m butterfly at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. He was also part of Japan's bronze medal-winning 4 × 100 m medley relay team.[1]

Yamamoto also competed in the 100 m butterfly event, and qualified for the semifinals, but narrowly missed out on qualifying for the final. The 2004 Games were Yamamoto's third Olympic Games. He had previously swum in the 1996 Olympic Games and 2000 Olympic Games, but did not receive a medal at either.


  1. ^ "Sports Reference profile". Sports Reference. 2014. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 

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