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Ichiro Hatta

Full name: Ichiro Hatta
Original name: 八田 一朗
Gender: Male
Born: June 3, 1906 in Etazima, Hiroshima, Japan
Died: April 15, 1983 in Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Country: JPN Japan
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Ichiro Hatta was a judo specialist from Hiroshima who visited the United States in 1929, and helped popularize the sport in the US. With no judo competition in the Olympics at that time, he switched to wrestling to compete at the 1932 Olympics. He also coached the Japanese wrestling team at the 1936 Olympic Games. Hatta later received the Olympic Order from the IOC for his contributions to judo and the Olympics. He later served in the House of Councillors, the Japanese upper house of the legislature.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling Men's Featherweight, Freestyle Japan JPN AC

Men's Featherweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result RE BP MR
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling Japan JPN Final Standings AC 1932-08-01 Eliminated r2/5 6
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling Japan JPN Round Two 7T 1932-08-02 6
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling Japan JPN Round Two Match #4 2 1932-08-02 Karlsson (SWE) decision, Hatta (JPN) 3
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling Japan JPN Round One 6T 1932-08-01 3
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling Japan JPN Round One Match #3 2 1932-08-01 Farmakidis (GRE) decision, Hatta (JPN) 3