Yuji Nagao

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameYuji•Nagao
Used nameYuji•Nagao
Original name長尾•雄治
Born27 May 1907 in Aomori, Aomori (JPN)
AffiliationsMeiji University, Tokyo (JPN)
NOC Japan


Yuji Nagao was a three-time Japanese Champion in the hammer throw (1927, 1930, 1931). Together with Masayoshi Ochiai and Ichiro Furuyama he formed the Meiji University’s trio of hammer throwers. Nagao finished 10th in the hammer throw at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics.

Personal Best: HT – 48.36 (1932).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Athletics JPN Yuji Nagao
Hammer Throw, Men (Olympic) 10