Setsuo Nara (奈良 節雄, Nara Setsuo, 16 December 1936 – 27 January 2000[1][2]) was a Japanese basketball player. He competed in the men's tournament at the 1956 Summer Olympics, the 1960 Summer Olympics, and the 1964 Summer Olympics.[3]

Setsuo Nara
Personal information
Born(1936-12-16)16 December 1936
Kosaka, Akita, Japan
Died27 January 2000 (aged 63)[1][2]
Listed height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Listed weight150 lb (68 kg)
Career information
High schoolKawasaki (Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki)
CollegeRikkyo University
Career history
As player:
1959-?Nippon Mining
As coach:
?-?Japan (asst)
Career highlights and awards
  • Emperor's Cup Champions
Men's basketball
Representing  Japan
Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 1958 Tokyo Japan
Silver medal – second place 1962 Jakarta Japan


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  2. ^ a b [bare URL PDF]
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Setsuo Nara Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 21 June 2018.