Tatsuhiro Muramoto

Tatsuhiro Muramoto (村元 辰寛, Muramoto Tatsuhiro, born 4 September 1976) is a retired Japanese judoka.

Tatsuhiro Muramoto
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Men's Judo
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2000 Osaka Open
East Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2001 Osaka +100 kg

Muramoto is from Nagasaki, Nagasaki and began judo at the age of 6.[1] He belonged to Asahi Kasei after graduation from Tenri University in 1999.

Muramoto was good at Uchimata and Harai goshi.[1]

In 2000, he won a gold medal at the Asian Championships held in Osaka, Japan. He was also participate All-Japan Championships 8 times. He was expected to get medal of Olympic Games or World Championships but could not participate by the trouble of the knee since 1995.[1]

Muramoto retired in 2007. Now, he has coached judo at Osaka University of Health and Sport Sciences since 2009.

AchievementsEdit

  • 1991 - All-Japan Junior high school Championships (+78 kg) 3rd
  • 1993 - All-Japan high school Championships (+95 kg) 2nd
  • 1994 - World Junior Championships (+95 kg) 3rd
- All-Japan high school Championships (+95 kg) 1st
- Inter-highschool championships (+95 kg) 1st
  • 1995 - All-Japan University Championships (+95 kg) 3rd
  • 1996 - World Junior Championships (+95 kg) 3rd
  • 1997 - All-Japan Championships (Openweight only) 2nd
- Kodokan Cup (+95 kg) 3rd
- All-Japan Selected Championships (+100 kg) 3rd
- All-Japan University Championships (Openweigh) 1st
  • 1999 - Pacific Rim Championships (+100 kg) 1st
- Jigoro Kano Cup (+100 kg) 3rd
- World Masters Munich (+100 kg) 3rd
- All-Japan Selected Championships (+100 kg) 2nd
  • 2001 - All-Japan Championships (Openweight only) 3rd
- All-Japan Selected Championships (+100 kg) 2nd
  • 2002 - Paris Super World Cup (+100 kg) 2nd
  • 2003 - Jigoro Kano Cup (+100 kg) 3rd
- All-Japan Selected Championships (+100 kg) 2nd
  • 2005 - All-Japan Championships (Openweight only) 2nd

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "近代柔道 2010年7月号 入門!一流の技術 -第72回 村元辰寛5段の「払い腰」-". Baseball Magazine Sha Co., Ltd. 22 June 2010.