Tatsuya Kinugasa

Tatsuya Kinugasa (衣笠 竜也, Kinugasa Tatsuya, born October 8, 1974) is a male Japanese retired male medley swimmer.

Tatsuya Kinugasa
Personal information
Full name衣笠 竜也
Nationality Japan
Born (1974-10-08) October 8, 1974 (age 45)
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)

Swimming careerEdit

Kinugasa represented Japan at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1992.[1] He is best known for winning two gold medals at the 1997 Summer Universiade in Catania, Italy.

Despite being of Japanese nationality he won the 200 metres medley title [2] and the 400 metres medley title in 1997, at the ASA National British Championships.[3]


  1. ^ "Olympic Profile". Sports Reference.
  2. ^ ""For the Record." Times, 21 July 1997, p. 40". Times Digital Archive.
  3. ^ ""For the Record." Times, 19 July 1997, p. 47". Times Digital Archive.