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Takashi Yokoyama

Full name: Takashi Yokoyama
Original name: 横山 隆志
Gender: Male
Born: December 24, 1913 in Kochi, Kochi, Japan
Died: 1945
Country: JPN Japan
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

In Los Angeles in 1932, Takashi Yokoyama narrowly missed a medal in the 400 metre freestyle, placing fourth in the final but he won a gold medal in the 4 x 200 freestyle relay in world record time. Yokoyama held a business degree from Waseda University. He died of a heart attack in 1945, per his sister-in-law.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle Japan JPN 4
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Japan JPN 1 Gold WR

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Swimming Japan Final 4 4:52.5
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Swimming Japan Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU/OR 4:51.4
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Swimming Japan Round One Heat One 1 QU/OR 4:53.2

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Swimming Japan JPN Final Standings 1 WR 8:58.4
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