Dokan Sone

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDokan•Sone
Used nameDokan•Sone
Original name曽根•道貫
Born30 October 1914 in Takashi, Joetsu, Niigata (JPN)
AffiliationsNippon Taiiku Daigaku, Setagaya (JPN)
NOC Japan


Dokan Sone graduated from the Japan Gymnastics School in 1935 and competed in gymnastics at the Berlin Olympics in the following year after winning several nation-wide events. He then worked as a high school teacher and for the factory section of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department. In 1941, he returned to his hometown Takashi to work for the local government office.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) JPN Dokan Sone
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 73
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Japan 9
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) =30
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) 59
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) 90
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) 89
Rings, Men (Olympic) =41
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) 59