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Japan Weightlifting at the 1976 Montréal Summer Games

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Host City: Montréal, Canada
Date Started: July 18, 1976
Date Finished: July 18, 1976

Events for Japan: 5
Participants for Japan: 9 (9 men and 0 women)
Youngest Participant for Japan: Yatsuo Shimaya (22 years, 319 days)
Oldest Participant for Japan: Takeshi Horikoshi (33 years, 62 days)
Most Medals for Japan (Athlete): Kenkichi Ando and Kazumasa Hirai (1 medal)

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Men's Flyweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Masatomo Takeuchi 23 Men's Flyweight 4
Takeshi Horikoshi 33 Men's Flyweight AC

Men's Bantamweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Kenkichi Ando 26 Men's Bantamweight 3 Bronze
Jiro Hosotani 26 Men's Bantamweight AC

Men's Featherweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Kazumasa Hirai 26 Men's Featherweight 3 Bronze
Takashi Saito 23 Men's Featherweight 4

Men's Lightweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Yatsuo Shimaya 22 Men's Lightweight 5
Yusaku Ono 29 Men's Lightweight AC

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Sueo Fujishiro 27 Men's Light-Heavyweight 7

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