Yoshihiko Yoshimatsu

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Yoshihiko Yoshimatsu
Yoshihiko Yoshimatsu in 1952.jpg
After winning the All-Japan Championships in 1952
Born(1920-11-16)November 16, 1920
Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan
DiedJuly 5, 1988(1988-07-05) (aged 67)
Native name吉松 義彦 Yoshimatsu Yoshihiko
RankJudo: 9th degree black belt
Medal record
Men's judo
Representing  Japan
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1956 Tokyo Open
All-Japan Championships
Gold medal – first place 1952 Open
Gold medal – first place 1953 Open
Gold medal – first place 1955 Open
Silver medal – second place 1951 Open
Bronze medal – third place 1948 Open

Yoshihiko Yoshimatsu (吉松 義彦, Yoshimatsu Yoshihiko, November 16, 1920 – July 5, 1988) was a Japanese judoka. Born in Kagoshima, Japan, he received a silver medal at the 1956 World Judo Championships in Tokyo, behind winner Shokichi Natsui.[1] He won the All-Japan Judo Championships three times.


  1. ^ "World Judo Champions". Hickok Sports. Archived from the original on November 8, 2011. Retrieved 2008-12-04.

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