Yoshio Nakamura (judoka)
|Competitor for Japan|
|Gold||1993 Hamilton||-86 kg|
|Bronze||1997 Paris||-95 kg|
|Gold||1994 Hiroshima||-86 kg|
|Silver||1998 Bangkok||-95 kg|
|Gold||1991 Osaka||-86 kg|
|East Asian Games|
|Silver||1997 Busan||-95 kg|
He won the gold medal in the -86 kg weight class at the 1993 World Judo Championships.
In 1995, After All-Japan Championships, He moved up in weight class, from -86 kg to -95 kg.
He Finished in seventh place in the -95 kg weight class at the Olympic Games in 1996 and won the bronze medal in the -95 kg weight class at the World Championships in 1997.
Nakamura was good at Uchimata, Ōuchi gari, Harai goshi and especially Newaza. He is well known that he destroyed Hirotaka Okada's elbow by Juji-gatame at the All-Japan selected championships in 1994. He was also known as a rival of Hidehiko Yoshida.
In July 2004, After All-Japan Businessgroup Championships, Nakamura retired.
- Yoshio Nakamura – JudoInside.com