Yoshitaka Takeda

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameYoshitaka•Takeda
Used nameYoshitaka•Takeda
Original name武田•義孝
Born15 February 1911 in Asakura, Imabari, Ehime (JPN)
DiedAugust 1943
AffiliationsNippon Sport Science University, Setagaya (JPN)
NOC Japan

Biography

Yoshitaka Takeda graduated from the Japan Gymnastics School and taught physical education at a junior high school in Tokyo. He competed at both the 1932 Los Angeles and the 1936 Berlin Olympics, acting as team captain at the latter. Takeda died from a kidney disease at an early age.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) JPN Yoshitaka Takeda
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 23
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Japan 5
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) 25
1936 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) JPN Yoshitaka Takeda
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 43
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Japan 9
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) 42
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) =31
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) 24
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) 33
Rings, Men (Olympic) 67
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) 67