Kazuhiko Tokuno

Kazuhiko Tokuno (徳野 和彦, Tokuno Kazuhiko, born 1 June 1974) is a Japanese judoka.

Kazuhiko Tokuno
Personal information
Born1974

He was born in Iyo, Ehime,[1] and began judo at the age of 6.[1] He entered the Kanagawa Prefectural Police after graduating from Tokai University.[2]

He was good at Seoinage[1] and got medals of world championships twice. He was also known as a rival of three-time Olympic champion Tadahiro Nomura for long time.[2]

As of 2010, he coaches judo at Komatsu Limited and among his students are Mika Sugimoto, Ayumi Tanimoto, and Mina Watanabe.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "近代柔道 2004年2月号 平成15年度後期全日本強化選手名鑑". Baseball Magazine Sha Co., Ltd. 20 February 2004.
  2. ^ a b "近代柔道 2009年2月号 入門!一流の技術 -第55回 徳野和彦6段の「横落とし」-". Baseball Magazine Sha Co., Ltd. 20 February 2009.
  3. ^ "コマツ女子柔道部 部員紹介". Komatsu Limited.