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Japan Summer Sports

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Games: 22 summer games in 19 countries
Events: 350 distinct events in 37 sports

Participants: 3,273 (2,256 men and 1,017 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)

37 Sports

Rk Sport From To Participants Men Women Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 Archery 1972 2016 39 17 22 3 2 5 Hiroshi Yamamoto (2 medals)
2 Art Competitions 1932 1936 93 89 4 2 2 Ryuji Fujita and Sujaku Suzuki (1 medal)
3 Athletics 1912 2016 474 349 125 7 8 10 25 5 athletes with 2 medals
4 Badminton 1992 2016 52 17 35 1 1 1 3 5 athletes with 1 medal
5 Baseball 1992 2008 99 99 0 1 2 3 3 athletes with 2 medals
6 Basketball 1936 2016 98 53 45
7 Beach Volleyball 1996 2012 12 4 8
8 Boxing 1928 2016 71 71 0 2 3 5 5 athletes with 1 medal
9 Canoeing 1964 2016 57 37 20 1 1 Takuya Haneda (1 medal)
10 Cycling 1952 2016 106 86 20 1 3 4 6 athletes with 1 medal
11 Diving 1920 2016 40 22 18
12 Equestrianism 1928 2016 74 67 7 1 1 Takeichi, Baron Nishi (1 medal)
13 Fencing 1952 2016 77 48 29 2 2 Yuki Ota (2 medals)
14 Football 1936 2016 185 138 47 1 1 2 34 athletes with 1 medal
15 Golf 2016 2016 4 2 2
16 Gymnastics 1932 2016 135 75 60 31 33 34 98 Takashi Ono (13 medals)
17 Handball 1972 1988 58 46 12
18 Hockey 1932 2016 93 53 40 1 1 11 athletes with 1 medal
19 Judo 1964 2016 93 62 31 39 19 26 84 Ryoko Tamura-Tani (5 medals)
20 Modern Pentathlon 1960 2016 23 20 3
21 Rhythmic Gymnastics 1984 2016 27 0 27
22 Rowing 1928 2016 155 144 11
23 Rugby Sevens 2016 2016 25 12 13
24 Sailing 1936 2016 85 67 18 1 1 2 4 athletes with 1 medal
25 Shooting 1952 2016 82 64 18 1 2 3 6 Yoshihisa Yoshikawa (2 medals)
26 Softball 1996 2008 43 0 43 1 1 1 3 11 athletes with 2 medals
27 Swimming 1920 2016 338 194 144 22 26 32 80 Kosuke Kitajima (7 medals)
28 Synchronized Swimming 1984 2016 46 0 46 4 10 14 Miya Tachibana and Miho Takeda (5 medals)
29 Table Tennis 1988 2016 35 17 18 2 2 4 3 athletes with 2 medals
30 Taekwondo 2000 2016 4 1 3 1 1 Yoriko Okamoto (1 medal)
31 Tennis 1920 2016 32 16 16 2 1 3 Ichiya Kumagae (2 medals)
32 Trampolining 2000 2016 9 5 4
33 Triathlon 2000 2016 15 6 9
34 Volleyball 1964 2016 171 69 102 3 3 3 9 Masayuki Minami and Katsutoshi Nekoda (3 medals)
35 Water Polo 1932 2016 68 67 0
36 Weightlifting 1952 2016 81 70 11 2 3 9 14 Yoshinobu Miyake (3 medals)
37 Wrestling 1924 2016 181 172 9 32 20 17 69 Saori Yoshida and Kaori Icho (4 medals)