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Kazuo Kimura

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameKazuo•Kimura
Used nameKazuo•Kimura
Original name木村•一夫
Born28 June 1909 in ?, Hyogo (JPN)
AffiliationsWaseda University, Tokyo (JPN)
NOC Japan

Biography

Japanese high jumper Kazuo Kimura finished sixth at the 1928 Amsterdam and the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics. At the Far East Games he won three silver medals (1927, 1930, 1934), each time losing to Simeon Toribio from the Philippines. Kimura was also a five-time Japanese champion, winning in 1926-29 and 1931.

Personal Best: HJ – 1.96 (1930).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Athletics JPN Kazuo Kimura
High Jump, Men (Olympic) 6
1932 Summer Olympics Athletics JPN Kazuo Kimura
High Jump, Men (Olympic) 6