List of flag bearers for Japan at the Olympics

This is a list of flag bearers who have represented Japan at the Olympics.[1]

Japan at the
Olympics
Flag of Japan.svg
IOC codeJPN
NOCJapanese Olympic Committee
Websitewww.joc.or.jp (in Japanese and English)
Medals
Gold
156
Silver
158
Bronze
183
Total
497
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

Flag bearers carry the national flag of their country at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games.

# Event year Season Flag bearer Sport
39 2018 Winter Noriaki Kasai Ski jumping
38 2016 Summer Keisuke Ushiro Athletics
37 2014 Winter Ayumi Ogasawara Curling
36 2012 Summer Saori Yoshida Wrestling
35 2010 Winter Tomomi Okazaki Speed skating
34 2008 Summer Ai Fukuhara Table tennis
33 2006 Winter Joji Kato Speed skating
32 2004 Summer Kyoko Hamaguchi Wrestling
31 2002 Winter Eriko Sanmiya Speed skating
30 2000 Summer Kosei Inoue Judo
29 1998 Winter Hiroyasu Shimizu Speed skating
28 1996 Summer Ryoko Tamura Judo
27 1994 Winter Reiichi Mikata Nordic combined
26 1992 Summer Kumi Nakada Volleyball
25 1992 Winter Tsutomu Kawasaki Short track speed skating
24 1988 Summer Mikako Kotani Synchronized swimming
23 1988 Winter Seiko Hashimoto Speed skating
22 1984 Summer Shigenobu Murofushi Athletics
21 1984 Winter Tadayuki Takahashi Figure skating
20 1980 Winter Osamu Wakabayashi Ice hockey
19 1976 Summer Katsutoshi Nekoda Volleyball
18 1976 Winter Masaki Suzuki Speed skating
17 1972 Summer Masatoshi Shinomaki Judo
16 1972 Winter Mineyuki Mashiko Ski jumping
15 1968 Summer Yukio Endo Gymnastics
14 1968 Winter Takaaki Kaneiri Ice hockey
13 1964 Summer Makoto Fukui Swimming
12 1964 Winter Sadao Kikuchi Ski jumping
11 1960 Summer Takashi Ono Gymnastics
10 1960 Winter Junko Ueno Figure skating
9 1956 Summer Shozo Sasahara Wrestling
8 1956 Winter Hiroshi Yoshizawa Ski jumping & Nordic combined
7 1952 Summer Bunkichi Sawada Athletics
6 1936 Summer Kenkichi Oshima Athletics
5 1936 Winter Kazuyoshi Oimatsu Figure skating
4 1932 Summer Mikio Oda Athletics
3 1928 Summer Yonetaro Nakazawa Athletics
2 1928 Winter Subaru Takahashi Cross-country skiing
1 1912 Summer Yahiko Mishima Athletics

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Japan. Olympics at Sport-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Accessed 25 October 2011.