Yuko Arakida

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Yuko Arakida
Personal information
Nationality Japanese
Born (1954-02-14) February 14, 1954 (age 63)
Tokyo, Japan
Yuko Arakida
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Women's volleyball
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1976 Montreal Team

Yuko Arakida (荒木田 裕子?, Arakida Yūko) (born 14 February 1954) is a Japanese volleyball player and Olympic champion. She is now Chairwoman of Athlete's Committee of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA).

She was a member of the Japanese winning team at the 1976 Olympic games.[1]

In February 2012, Yuko Arakida was appointed Sports Director of Tokyo's bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympics.[2]