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Shuji Doi

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameShuji•Doi
Used nameShuji•Doi
Original name土井•修爾
Born1 October 1909 in ?, Hiroshima (JPN)
Died7 July 1938 in Hiroshima, Hiroshima (JPN)
AffiliationsWaseda University, Tokyo (JPN)
NOC Japan


Shuji Doi attended the Faculty of Law at Waseda University, during which time he competed in water polo at the 1932 Olympics. During his training as an army lieutenant he developed a bacterial infection and died at the Hiroshima Army Hospital. Doi was the first Japanese Olympian to die as a victim of the Sino-Japanese and Pacific Wars. His wife and other family members died in Hiroshima from the atomic bomb.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Water Polo (Aquatics) JPN Shuji Doi
Water Polo, Men (Olympic) Japan 4

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