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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(s) 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 Status Team Pos Details
1960 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) Individual All-Around, Men Olympic =5 Representing Japan    
  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) Individual All-Around, Men Olympic 1 Gold Representing Japan    
  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) Individual All-Around, Men Olympic 8 Representing Japan    
  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 Details
1968 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony Representing Japan