Yuji Takada (wrestler)

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Yuji Takada
Arsen Allakhverdiyev, Ibrahim Javadi, Yuji Takada 1973cr.jpg
Takada (right) at the 1973 World Championships
Personal information
Born (1944-04-10) April 10, 1944 (age 74)
Ota, Gunma, Japan
Height 162 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Sport
Sport Freestyle wrestling

Yuji Takada (高田 裕司, Takada Yūji, born February 17, 1954) is a retired Japanese flyweight freestyle wrestler. He competed at the 1976 and 1984 Olympics and won a gold and a bronze medal, respectively. Takada held the world title in 1974, 1975, 1977 and 1979.[1][2] In 2005 he was inducted into the FILA Hall of Fame.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yuji Takada. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Takada, Yuji (JPN). iat.uni-leipzig.de
  3. ^ Yuji Takada. unitedworldwrestling.org