Yukimasa Nakamura

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Yukimasa Nakamura
Medal record
Men's Judo
Representing  Japan
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta -65 kg
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1993 Hamilton -65 kg
Silver medal – second place 1995 Chiba -65 kg
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1994 Hiroshima -65 kg
Gold medal – first place 1998 Bangkok -66 kg
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2000 Osaka -66 kg

Yukimasa Nakamura (中村 行成, Nakamura Yukimasa, born 28 August 1972) is a Japanese judoka, Olympic medalist and world champion. His older brother, Yoshio Nakamura and younger brother, Kenzo Nakamura are also former world champions.

He is from Fukuoka, Fukuoka. After graduation from Tokai University, He belonged to Asahi Kasei. He received a silver medal in the half lightweight (65 kg) division at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.[1] He is world champion from 1993, and received a silver medal at the 1995 World Judo Championships.

As of 2008, He coaches judo at Asahi Kasei with his brothers. Among their pupil are world champion Hiroshi Izumi, Masato Uchishiba and so on.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1996 Summer Olympics – Atlanta, USA – Judo" Archived 2008-09-07 at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved on 30 November 2008)