Yoshimi Ueda

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Yoshimi Ueda (植田義巳, Ueda Yoshimi) (June 28, 1906 in Tokyo, Japan – November 9, 1996 in Tokyo, Japan) was a Japanese basketball player and administrator. As a player, he represented Tokyo Shoka University from 1928 to 1934, winning two All-Japanese Championships. He was a member of the Japanese Olympic Committee from 1959, member of the FIBA Central Board (1959-1989) and one of the founders and member of the Central Board of the Asian Basketball Confederation (now FIBA Asia) (1960-1989). In 1994, he was awarded the FIBA Order of Merit. In 2007, he was enshrined as a contributor in the FIBA Hall of Fame.

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