Toshiko Shirasu-Aihara

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Toshiko Shirasu-Aihara
Toshiko Shirasu-Aihara 1964.jpg
Toshiko Shirasu-Aihara at the 1964 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1939-06-03) June 3, 1939 (age 77)
Mihara, Hiroshima, Japan
Height 1.47 m (4 ft 10 in)
Weight 47 kg (104 lb)
Sport
Sport Artistic gymnastics

Toshiko Shirasu-Aihara (白須-相原 俊子, born June 3, 1939) is a retired Japanese gymnast. She competed in all artistic gymnastics events at the 1960 and 1964 Olympics and won a team bronze medal in 1964. Her best individual achievements were fourth places on the vault and uneven bars in 1964.[1] Born Toshiko Shirasu she changed her last name after marrying Nobuyuki Aihara, a fellow Olympic gymnast. Their son Yutaka Aihara won a bronze medal in gymnastics at the 1992 Olympics.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Toshiko Shirasu-Aihara". sports-reference.