Takehiro Kashima

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Takehiro Kashima
Country represented Japan
Born (1980-07-16) July 16, 1980 (age 39)
DisciplineMen's artistic gymnastics
College teamJuntendo University
RetiredDecember 2008

Takehiro Kashima (鹿島 丈博, Kashima Takehiro, born July 16, 1980 in Osaka) is a Japanese gymnast, world champion and Olympic champion.

Olympics[edit]

Kashima won a gold medal in the team all-around and a bronze medal in pommel-horse at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.[1] At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, he won a silver medal in the team all-around.

World championships[edit]

Kashima won a bronze medal in pommel horse at the 2002 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Debrecen. At the 2003 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Anaheim he won a gold medal in high bar, a gold medal in pommel horse, and a bronze medal with Japan in the team final. He won a bronze medal in pommel horse at the 2005 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Melbourne.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2004 Summer Olympics – Athens, Greece – Gymnastics" Archived 2008-08-18 at the Wayback Machine databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 4, 2008)

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