Flagbearers for Japan

Opening Ceremony

Edition NOC Athlete Discipline Notes #
1912 Summer Olympics Japan Yahiko Mishima Athletics
1920 Summer Olympics Japan Gensabulo Noguchi Athletics
1924 Summer Olympics Japan ?
1928 Summer Olympics Japan Yonetaro Nakazawa Athletics
1928 Winter Olympics Japan Subaru Takahashi Cross Country Skiing
1932 Summer Olympics Japan Mikio Oda Athletics
1932 Winter Olympics Japan ?
1936 Summer Olympics Japan Kenkichi Oshima Athletics
1936 Winter Olympics Japan Kazuyoshi Oimatsu Figure Skating
1952 Summer Olympics Japan Bunkichi Sawada Athletics
1952 Winter Olympics Japan
1956 Summer Olympics Japan Shozo Sasahara Wrestling
1956 Winter Olympics Japan Hiroshi Yoshizawa Nordic Combined
1956 Equestrian Olympics Japan Kunihiro Ohta Equestrian Jumping
1960 Summer Olympics Japan Takashi Ono Artistic Gymnastics
1960 Winter Olympics Japan Junko Ueno Figure Skating
1964 Summer Olympics Japan Makoto Fukui Swimming
1964 Winter Olympics Japan Sadao Kikuchi Ski Jumping
1968 Summer Olympics Japan Yukio Endo Artistic Gymnastics
1968 Winter Olympics Japan Takaaki Kaneiri Ice Hockey
1972 Summer Olympics Japan Masatoshi Shinomaki Judo
1972 Winter Olympics Japan Mineyuki Mashiko Cross Country Skiing
1976 Summer Olympics Japan Katsutoshi Nekoda Volleyball
1976 Winter Olympics Japan Masaki Suzuki Speed Skating
1980 Winter Olympics Japan Herb Wakabayashi Ice Hockey
1984 Summer Olympics Japan Shigenobu Murofushi Athletics
1984 Winter Olympics Japan Tadayuki Takahashi Figure Skating
1988 Summer Olympics Japan Mikako Kotani Artistic Swimming
1988 Winter Olympics Japan Seiko Hashimoto Speed Skating
1992 Summer Olympics Japan Kumi Nakada Volleyball
1992 Winter Olympics Japan Tsutomu Kawasaki Short Track Speed Skating
1994 Winter Olympics Japan Reiichi Mikata Nordic Combined
1996 Summer Olympics Japan Ryoko Tamura Judo
1998 Winter Olympics Japan Hiroyasu Shimizu Speed Skating
2000 Summer Olympics Japan Kosei Inoue Judo
2002 Winter Olympics Japan Eriko Sanmiya Speed Skating
2004 Summer Olympics Japan Kyoko Hamaguchi Wrestling 56
2006 Winter Olympics Japan Joji Kato Speed Skating
2008 Summer Olympics Japan Ai Fukuhara Table Tennis 23
2010 Winter Olympics Japan Tomomi Okazaki Speed Skating 43
2012 Summer Olympics Japan Saori Yoshida Wrestling 95
2012 Winter Youth Olympics Japan Sumire Kikuchi Short Track Speed Skating 26
2014 Winter Olympics Japan Ayumi Ogasawara Curling 87
2016 Summer Olympics Japan Keisuke Ushiro Athletics 104
2016 Winter Youth Olympics Japan Masamitsu Ito Ski Jumping 26
2018 Winter Olympics Japan Noriaki Kasai Ski Jumping 62

Closing Ceremony

Edition NOC Athlete Discipline Notes #
1952 Summer Olympics Japan
1952 Winter Olympics Japan Tsuneo Sato Speed Skating
1956 Summer Olympics Japan
1956 Winter Olympics Japan
1960 Summer Olympics Japan
1960 Winter Olympics Japan
1964 Summer Olympics Japan
1964 Winter Olympics Japan
1968 Summer Olympics Japan
1968 Winter Olympics Japan
1972 Summer Olympics Japan
1972 Winter Olympics Japan
1976 Summer Olympics Japan
1976 Winter Olympics Japan
1980 Winter Olympics Japan
1984 Summer Olympics Japan
1984 Winter Olympics Japan
1988 Summer Olympics Japan
1988 Winter Olympics Japan
1992 Summer Olympics Japan
1992 Winter Olympics Japan
1994 Winter Olympics Japan
1996 Summer Olympics Japan
1998 Winter Olympics Japan Hiroyasu Shimizu Speed Skating
2000 Summer Olympics Japan
2002 Winter Olympics Japan
2004 Summer Olympics Japan Kyoko Hamaguchi Wrestling 56
2006 Winter Olympics Japan Joji Kato Speed Skating
2008 Summer Olympics Japan Kosuke Kitajima Swimming 23
2010 Winter Olympics Japan Mao Asada Figure Skating 43
2012 Summer Olympics Japan Saori Yoshida Wrestling 95
2014 Winter Olympics Japan Ayumi Ogasawara Curling 87
2016 Summer Olympics Japan Keisuke Ushiro Athletics 104
2016 Winter Youth Olympics Japan Masamitsu Ito Ski Jumping 26
2018 Winter Olympics Japan Nao Kodaira Speed Skating 62