Teiichi Nishi

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameTeiichi•Nishi
Used nameTeiichi•Nishi
Original name西•貞一
Born31 August 1907 in Kyoto, Kyoto (JPN)
Died3 February 2001
AffiliationsDoshisha University, Kyoto (JPN)
NOC Japan


In 1932, Teiichi Nishi was a member of the Japanese 4x400 metre relay team, which placed fifth in the final. In individual events, he competed in the 200 metres, although he was more successful at 400 m, winning three titles at the Japan Athletic Championships in 1929, 1931, and 1933. After graduating from Doshisha University he joined Sentetsu, the state-owned railway in Korea.

Personal Bests: 200 – 21.2s (1933); 400 – 49.2 (1933).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Athletics JPN Teiichi Nishi
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 5 h4 r2/4
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Japan DNS
4 × 400 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Japan 5