Yoko Tanabe

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Yoko Tanabe
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BornJanuary 28, 1966 (1966-01-28) (age 53)
Tokyo, Japan

Yoko Tanabe (田辺 陽子, Tanabe Yōko, born January 28, 1966 in Tokyo) is a retired female Japanese judo player.

She won two Olympic silver medals in the half-heavyweight (-72 kg) division, in 1992 and 1996.

She won All-Japan judo championships 6 times (1987–1992).

She also won a bronze medal in the -72 kg division at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, where women's judo was held as a demonstration sport.

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