Japan At the 1936 Summer Olympics
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Japan At the 1936 Summer Olympics

Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
IOC codeJPN
NOCJapanese Olympic Committee
Websitewww.joc.or.jp (in Japanese and English)
in Berlin
Competitors179
Flag bearerKenkichi Oshima
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold
6
Silver
4
Bronze
8
Total
18
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

The Empire of Japan competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 179 athletes competed in 13 sports and also participated in art competitions.

In art competitions, Japan won 2 bronze medals by Ryuji Fujita in paintings and also Sujaku Suzuki in drawing and water colours.

Medalists

Athletics

Aquatics

Swimming

Diving

Water polo

Basketball

First Round

Second Round

9 August 1936 (1936-08-09)
4:00PM
 Japan 43–31  Poland
Scoring by half: 23-13, 20-18

Third Round

11 August 1936 (1936-08-11)
4:00 PM
 Mexico 28–22  Japan
Scoring by half: 12-8, 16-14

Equestrian

Football

Round of 16
Japan 3–2 Sweden
Kamo Goal 49
Ukon Goal 62
Matsunaga Goal 85
Report Persson Goal 2437
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Wilhelm Peters (Germany)
Quarter-finals
Italy 8–0 Japan
Frossi Goal 147580
Biagi Goal 32578182
Cappelli Goal 89
Report
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Otto Olsson (Sweden)

Field hockey

Gymnastics

Rowing

Japan had 16 rowers participate in three out of seven rowing events in 1936.[3]

Men's coxed pair
Men's coxed four
Men's eight

Sailing

Japan had 3 rowers participate in 2 out of four Sailing events in 1936.

O-Jolle
  • Norio Fujimura
Star
  • Minoru Takarabe
  • Takuo Mitsui

Swimming

Wrestling

Art competitions

References

  1. ^ a b Both Sohn Kee-chung (Son Kitei) and Nam Sung-yong (Nan Shoryu) were Koreans, but since Korea was a Japanese colony at the time, they were required to use their legal and official names in Japanese pronunciations and are recorded under the Japanese spellings in the Olympic records
  2. ^ IOC biography of Son Kitei
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Japan Rowing at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 2018.

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