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Japan at the 1972 Sapporo Winter Games

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Host City: Sapporo, Japan (February 3, 1972 to February 13, 1972)
Opening Ceremony: February 3, 1972
Closing Ceremony: February 13, 1972

Events for Japan: 35 in 10 sports
Participants for Japan: 85 (65 men and 20 women)
Youngest Participant for Japan: Hideki Nakano (19 years, 190 days)
Oldest Participant for Japan: Susumu Esashika (34 years, 253 days)
Most Medals for Japan (Athlete): 3 athletes with 1 medal

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85 Athletes

Rk Athlete Gender Age Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Yukio Kasaya Male 28 Ski Jumping 1 1
2 Akitsugu Konno Male 27 Ski Jumping 1 1
3 Seiji Aochi Male 29 Ski Jumping 1 1
4 Kazumi Abe Male 24 Bobsleigh
5 Akiko Akasaka Female 20 Cross Country Skiing
6 Takeshi Akiba Male 27 Ice Hockey
7 Satoru Arai Male 24 Luge
8 Kazuo Araya Male 23 Nordic Combined
9 Akiko Aruga Female 30 Speed Skating
10 Haruhisa Chiba Male 20 Alpine Skiing
11 Masako Eguchi Male 22 Luge
12 Susumu Esashika Male 34 Bobsleigh
13 Takashi Fujisawa Male 28 Ski Jumping
14 Toshimasa Furukawa Male 24 Alpine Skiing
15 Tsutomu Hanzawa Male 23 Ice Hockey
16 Takayuki Hida Male 27 Speed Skating
17 Yutaka Higuchi Male 22 Figure Skating
18 Takao Hikigi Male 27 Ice Hockey
19 Norio Hirate Male 23 Speed Skating
20 Teruyasu Honma Male 22 Ice Hockey
21 Hiroshi Hori Male 22 Ice Hockey
22 Yoshio Hoshino Male 21 Ice Hockey
23 Yoshiyuki Ichihashi Male 22 Bobsleigh
24 Kazuaki Ichikawa Male 22 Luge
25 Masami Ichimura Male 21 Alpine Skiing
26 Kaname Ide Female 24 Speed Skating
27 Harumi Imai Female 20 Cross Country Skiing
28 Hiroshi Inaba Male 23 Bobsleigh
29 Hiroshi Itagaki Male 26 Ski Jumping
30 Kiyomi Ito Male 22 Speed Skating
31 Minoru Ito Male 23 Ice Hockey
32 Koji Iwamoto Male 30 Ice Hockey
33 Isao Kakihara Male 27 Ice Hockey
34 Masayoshi Kashiwagi Male 22 Alpine Skiing
35 Miyuki Katagiri Female 23 Alpine Skiing
36 Yuji Katsuro Male 22 Nordic Combined
37 Miyako Kawase Female 20 Luge
38 Masatoshi Kobayashi Male 23 Luge
39 Satomi Koike Female 21 Speed Skating
40 Seiji Kudo Male 26 Cross Country Skiing
41 Hideaki Kurokawa Male 27 Ice Hockey
42 Mutsuhiko Maeda Male 24 Speed Skating
43 Motoharu Matsumura Male 25 Cross Country Skiing
44 Akiyoshi Matsuoka Male 26 Cross Country Skiing
45 Minoru Misawa Male 22 Ice Hockey
46 Hiroshi Nagakubo Male 25 Figure Skating
47 Kotoe Nagasawa Female 21 Figure Skating
48 Toshihisa Nagata Male 26 Bobsleigh
49 Mitsuyo Nagumo Female 20 Alpine Skiing
50 Osamu Naito Male 22 Speed Skating
51 Hideki Nakano Male 19 Nordic Combined
52 Iwao Nakayama Male 22 Ice Hockey
53 Toru Okajima Male 29 Ice Hockey
54 Tomio Okamura Male 23 Cross Country Skiing
55 Emiko Okazaki Female 22 Alpine Skiing
56 Harue Okitsu Female 22 Alpine Skiing
57 Isao Ono Male 29 Biathlon
58 Ryoko Onozawa Female 21 Speed Skating
59 Yuko Otaka Female 21 Luge
60 Toshimitsu Otsubo Male 26 Ice Hockey
61 Masahiko Otsue Male 25 Alpine Skiing
62 Tokiko Ozeki Female 21 Cross Country Skiing
63 Hideko Saito Female 21 Cross Country Skiing
64 Sachiko Saito Female 25 Speed Skating
65 Nobutaka Sasaki Male 24 Nordic Combined
66 Shozo Sasaki Male 28 Biathlon
67 Kazuo Sasakubo Male 25 Biathlon
68 Rikio Sato Male 24 Bobsleigh
69 Kunio Shibata Male 23 Cross Country Skiing
70 Hiroko Shibuya Female 24 Luge
71 Miki Shibuya Male 31 Biathlon
72 Koichi Sugawara Male 21 Bobsleigh
73 Akihiko Suzuki Male 27 Bobsleigh
74 Hideo Suzuki Male 22 Ice Hockey
75 Keiichi Suzuki Male 29 Speed Skating
76 Masaki Suzuki Male 27 Speed Skating
77 Emiko Taguchi Female 20 Speed Skating
78 Hiroko Takahashi Female 29 Cross Country Skiing
79 Yasushio Tanaka Male 26 Ice Hockey
80 Hideo Tanifuji Male 22 Cross Country Skiing
81 Sumihiro Tomii Male 22 Alpine Skiing
82 Takashi Tsuburai Male 20 Ice Hockey
83 Osamu Wakabayashi Male 27 Ice Hockey
84 Kazumi Yamashita Female 23 Figure Skating
85 Fumio Yamazaki Male 24 Ice Hockey

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