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Takashi Ono

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 5
Silver 4
Bronze 4
Total 13
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameTakashi•Ono
Used nameTakashi•Ono
Original name小野•喬
Born26 July 1931 in Noshiro, Akita (JPN)
Measurements160 cm / 58 kg
NOC(s) Japan

Biography

Takashi Ono was the first Japanese to win an individual Olympic gold medal for gymnastics. He won the horizontal bar in 1956 and 1960, shared first place in the horse vault in 1960 and won also team gold in 1956 and 1960. To his five gold medals he added four silver and four bronze medals, highlighted by silver medals in the all-around in both 1956 and 1960. At the World Championships, Ono won four silver medals and a bronze in 1958 and won the World Championships on the horizontal bar in 1962.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1952 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) Individual All-Around, Men Olympic 12 Representing Japan    
  Team All-Around, Men Olympic Japan 5
  Floor Exercise, Men Olympic 4
  Horse Vault, Men Olympic =3 Bronze
  Parallel Bars, Men Olympic =31
  Horizontal Bar, Men Olympic =19
  Rings, Men Olympic =63
  Pommelled Horse, Men Olympic 31
1956 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) Individual All-Around, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Japan    
  Team All-Around, Men Olympic Japan 2 Silver
  Floor Exercise, Men Olympic =8
  Horse Vault, Men Olympic =16
  Parallel Bars, Men Olympic =3 Bronze
  Horizontal Bar, Men Olympic 1 Gold
  Rings, Men Olympic =5
  Pommelled Horse, Men Olympic 2 Silver
1960 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) Individual All-Around, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Japan    
  Team All-Around, Men Olympic Japan 1 Gold
  Floor Exercise, Men Olympic =4
  Horse Vault, Men Olympic =1 Gold
  Parallel Bars, Men Olympic 3 Bronze
  Horizontal Bar, Men Olympic 1 Gold
  Rings, Men Olympic =3 Bronze
  Pommelled Horse, Men Olympic 6
1964 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) Individual All-Around, Men Olympic =11 Representing Japan    
  Team All-Around, Men Olympic Japan 1 Gold
  Floor Exercise, Men Olympic =16 r1/2
  Horse Vault, Men Olympic =14 r1/2
  Parallel Bars, Men Olympic =25 r1/2
  Horizontal Bar, Men Olympic 6
  Rings, Men Olympic =9 r1/2
  Pommelled Horse, Men Olympic =7 r1/2

Other participations

Games Role Details
1960 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony Representing Japan    

Olympic family relations

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