Yoshihiro Hamaguchi

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Yoshihiro Hamaguchi
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Born June 23, 1926
Kagawa, Japan
Died August 9, 2011(2011-08-09) (aged 85)

Yoshihiro Hamaguchi (浜口 喜博, Hamaguchi Yoshihiro, June 23, 1926 – August 9, 2011[1]) was a Japanese freestyle swimmer.

He represented Japan at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. There, he won a silver medal as a member of the 4 × 200 m freestyle relay team, alongside Toru Goto, Hiroshi Suzuki and Teijiro Tanikawa. Also competed in the 100m freestyle advancing to the semifinals, missing the finals by a narrow margin.

After retiring he debuted as an actor in the 1955 film Buruuba as a Japanese version of Tarzan. He also appeared in the TV Show Shōnen Jet, a detective adventure show made by Kadokawa Pictures.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 18, 2012. Retrieved September 6, 2011.