Yuji Takada (wrestler)

Yuji Takada (高田 裕司, Takada Yūji, born February 17, 1954) is a retired Japanese flyweight freestyle wrestler. He competed at the 1976 and 1984 Olympics and won a gold and a bronze medal, respectively. Takada held the world title in 1974, 1975, 1977 and 1979.[1][2] In 2005 he was inducted into the FILA Hall of Fame.[3]

Yuji Takada
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Takada (right) at the 1973 World Championships
Personal information
Born (1954-02-17) February 17, 1954 (age 66)
Ota, Gunma, Japan
Height162 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Sport
SportFreestyle wrestling

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Yuji Takada. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Takada, Yuji (JPN). iat.uni-leipzig.de
  3. ^ Yuji Takada. unitedworldwrestling.org