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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 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 NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) JPN Takashi Ono
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 12
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) JPN Takashi Ono
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
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) JPN Takashi Ono
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
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) JPN Takashi Ono
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) =11
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 NOC As
1960 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony JPN Takashi Ono

Olympic family relations

Special Notes