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Teruji Kogake

Full name: Teruji Kogake
Original name: 小掛 照二
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: December 18, 1932 in Joge, Hiroshima, Japan
Died: May 9, 2010 in Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Country: JPN Japan
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Teruji Kogake was ranked third in the world in the triple jump in 1954. In 1956 at the Japanese Olympic Trials, he soared 16.48 m, a low-altitude world-best and the second longest mark to date. He placed only eighth at the 1956 Olympics, but was world-ranked fourth for the year. He later became a coach and athletics administrator, serving as Vice-President of the Japanese Athletics Federation, Vice-President of the Japanese Olympic Committee from 1999-2003, and as a member of the IAAF Veterans’ Committee (1995-2007). Kogake was awarded the Olympic Order in silver in 2002, and in 2005 was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon.

Personal Best: TJ – 16.48 (1956).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Men's Triple Jump Japan JPN 8

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Japan Final Round 8 15.64
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Japan Final Round Round One 6 15.64
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Japan Final Round Round Two 7 14.71 15.64
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Japan Final Round Round Three 8 15.01 15.64
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Japan Qualifying Round 1 QU 15.63w
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Japan Qualifying Round Round One 1 15.63w
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Japan Qualifying Round Round Two 1 pass 15.63w
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Japan Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass