Hiroshi Nosaka

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHiroshi•Nosaka
Used nameHiroshi•Nosaka
Original name野坂•浩
Born1 October 1914 in Tokyo, Tokyo (JPN)
Died19 August 2004 in Aoba, Yokohama, Kanagawa (JPN)
AffiliationsKeio University, Minato (JPN)
NOC Japan


Hiroshi Nosaka attended the Keio University while competing in gymnastics at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. After retiring from active competition, he served as vice-chairman and advisor to the Japan Gymnastics Association. Around 1960 he was in charge of the record department of Toshiba Records. He died of laryngeal cancer at the age of 89 years.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) JPN Hiroshi Nosaka
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 68
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Japan 9
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) 77
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) 96
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) =25
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) 76
Rings, Men (Olympic) 72
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) 42