Japan at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Japan competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 213 competitors, 153 men and 60 women, took part in 119 events in 20 sports.[1]

Japan at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of Japan (1870–1999).svg
IOC codeJPN
NOCJapanese Olympic Committee
Websitewww.joc.or.jp (in Japanese and English)
in Montreal
Competitors213 (153 men and 60 women) in 20 sports
Flag bearer Katsutoshi Nekoda
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold
9
Silver
6
Bronze
10
Total
25
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

ArcheryEdit

In their second Olympic archery competition, Japan won a silver medal and placed third on the national leaderboard for the sport. The medal was won by Hiroshi Michinaga. Two men and two women competed for Japan.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's 10.000 metres

  • Heat — 28:36.21 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.13m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 2.13m (→ did not advance)

Men's 20 km Race Walk

BasketballEdit

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A):
  • Lost to Canada (76-104)
  • Lost to Mexico (90-108)
  • Lost to Cuba (56-97)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (69-123)
  • Lost to Australia (79-117)
  • Classification Match:
  • 9th/11th place: Lost to Puerto Rico (91-111) → 11th place
  • Team Roster
Women's Team Competition
  • Team Roster

BoxingEdit

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Five cyclists represented Japan in 1976.

Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

DivingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

Eight fencers, four men and four women, represented Japan in 1976.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Women's foil
Women's team foil

GymnasticsEdit

HandballEdit

JudoEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Japan in 1976.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Uchida, Kubo, and Kawazoe — 14234 points (→ 12th place)

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Open
Athlete Event Final
Points Rank
Taro Aso Skeet 187 41
Saijo Hosokawa 50 m rifle, prone 588 31
Toshiyasu Ishige Trap 177 18
Takeo Kamachi 25 m rapid fire pistol 591 12
Kazuyo Kato Skeet 188 35
Kanji Kubo 25 m rapid fire pistol 586 20
Kaoru Matsuo 50 m rifle, three positions 1119 41
50 m rifle, prone 580 68
Jitsuka Matsuoka Trap 178 16
Masanobu Ohata 50 m pistol 545 28
Michiha Ozaki 50 m rifle, three positions 1115 44
Shigetoshi Tashiro 50 m pistol 549 21

SwimmingEdit

VolleyballEdit

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Defeated Italy (3-0)
  • Defeated Brazil (3-0)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Semi Finals
  • Lost to Poland (2-3)
  • Bronze Medal Match
  • Lost to Cuba (0-3) → Fourth place
  • Team Roster
Women's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Defeated Hungary (3-0)
  • Defeated Peru (3-0)
  • Defeated Canada (3-0)
  • Semi Finals
  • Defeated South Korea (3-0)
  • Final
  • Defeated Soviet Union (3-0) →   Gold Medal
  • Team Roster

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Japan at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2011-08-30. Retrieved 2011-04-09.