Yuko Emoto (恵本 裕子, Emoto Yūko, born December 23, 1972 in Asahikawa, Hokkaido[1]) is a Japanese female judoka and Olympic champion. She won a gold medal in the half middleweight division at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.[2]

Yuko Emoto
Medal record
Women's judo
Representing  Japan
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta -61 kg
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 1994 Hiroshima -61 kg
Asian Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1993 Macau -61 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1995 New Delhi -61 kg
East Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 1997 Busan -61 kg

Emoto received a silver medal at the 1994 Asian Games.

She is married to South Korean judoka Kim Hyuk.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "恵本裕子|柔道オリンピック動画集".
  2. ^ "1996 Summer Olympics – Atlanta, United States – Judo" Archived 2008-09-07 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on June 19, 2008)
  3. ^ "<アトランタ・金>柔道 恵本裕子". Zakzak (in Japanese). 2001-09-16. Retrieved 2019-11-25.