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Japan Summer Sports

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Games: 21 summer games in 18 countries
Events: 338 distinct events in 35 sports

Participants: 3,036 (2,133 men and 903 women)
Youngest Participant: Yukari Takemoto (13 years, 175 days), 1968 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: Hiroshi Hoketsu (71 years, 128 days), 2012 Summer Games
Most Medals (Athlete): Takashi Ono (13 medals)

35 Sports

Rk Sport From To Participants Men Women Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 Archery 1972 2012 38 17 21 3 2 5 Hiroshi Yamamoto (2 medals)
2 Art Competitions 1932 1936 95 92 3 2 2 Tsuguharu-Léonard Fujita and Sujaku Suzuki (1 medal)
3 Athletics 1912 2012 438 323 115 7 7 9 23 5 athletes with 2 medals
4 Badminton 1992 2012 44 14 30 1 1 Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa (1 medal)
5 Baseball 1992 2008 99 99 0 1 2 3 3 athletes with 2 medals
6 Basketball 1936 2004 86 53 33
7 Beach Volleyball 1996 2012 12 4 8
8 Boxing 1928 2012 69 69 0 2 3 5 5 athletes with 1 medal
9 Canoeing 1964 2012 54 35 19
10 Cycling 1952 2012 100 82 18 1 3 4 6 athletes with 1 medal
11 Diving 1920 2012 38 21 17
12 Equestrianism 1928 2012 68 62 6 1 1 Takeichi, Baron Nishi (1 medal)
13 Fencing 1952 2012 74 46 28 2 2 Yuki Ota (2 medals)
14 Football 1936 2012 168 121 47 1 1 2 34 athletes with 1 medal
15 Gymnastics 1932 2012 130 74 56 29 33 33 95 Takashi Ono (13 medals)
16 Handball 1972 1988 58 46 12
17 Hockey 1932 2012 83 53 30 1 1 11 athletes with 1 medal
18 Judo 1964 2012 83 56 27 36 18 18 72 Ryoko Tamura-Tani (5 medals)
19 Modern Pentathlon 1960 2012 20 18 2
20 Rhythmic Gymnastics 1984 2012 23 0 23
21 Rowing 1928 2012 151 142 9
22 Sailing 1936 2012 79 65 14 1 1 2 4 athletes with 1 medal
23 Shooting 1952 2012 77 61 16 1 2 3 6 Yoshihisa Yoshikawa (2 medals)
24 Softball 1996 2008 43 0 43 1 1 1 3 11 athletes with 2 medals
25 Swimming 1920 2012 317 182 135 20 24 29 73 Kosuke Kitajima (7 medals)
26 Synchronized Swimming 1984 2012 43 0 43 4 8 12 Miya Tachibana and Miho Takeda (5 medals)
27 Table Tennis 1988 2012 33 16 17 1 1 3 athletes with 1 medal
28 Taekwondo 2000 2012 4 1 3 1 1 Yoriko Okamoto (1 medal)
29 Tennis 1920 2012 27 14 13 2 2 Ichiya Kumagae (2 medals)
30 Trampolining 2000 2012 7 4 3
31 Triathlon 2000 2012 13 6 7
32 Volleyball 1964 2012 163 69 94 3 3 3 9 Masayuki Minami and Katsutoshi Nekoda (3 medals)
33 Water Polo 1932 1984 55 55 0
34 Weightlifting 1952 2012 76 67 9 2 3 8 13 Yoshinobu Miyake (3 medals)
35 Wrestling 1924 2012 174 169 5 28 17 17 62 Saori Yoshida and Kaori Icho (3 medals)