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Yukio Endo

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 5
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 7
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameYukio•Endo
Used nameYukio•Endo
Original name遠藤•幸雄
Born18 January 1937 in Akita, Akita (JPN)
Died25 March 2009 in Tokyo, Tokyo (JPN)
Measurements161 cm / 58 kg
NOC Japan

Biography

Yukio Endo won seven Olympic medals and five gold medals in gymnastics. He helped Japan to the all-around team championship in 1960, 1964, and 1968. In 1964 he was the individual all-around champion and added a gold medal on the parallel bars. His other two individal medals were silver in the 1964 floor exercises and the 1968 horse vault. Endo won only one individual title at the World Championships – the 1962 floor exercise title. In 1962 he won seven medals at the Worlds, and followed that with three more in 1966. In both years, he won golds with the Japanese team.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) JPN Yukio Endo
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) =5
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Japan 1 Gold
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) =10 r1/2
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) 5
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) 7 r1/2
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) 4
Rings, Men (Olympic) =12 r1/2
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) =10 r1/2
1964 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) JPN Yukio Endo
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Japan 1 Gold
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) =2 Silver
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) 6
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) 5
Rings, Men (Olympic) 6
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) =17 r1/2
1968 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) JPN Yukio Endo
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 8
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Japan 1 Gold
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) =11 r1/2
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) =9 r1/2
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) 6
Rings, Men (Olympic) 8 r1/2
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) =26 r1/2

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
1968 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony JPN Yukio Endo