Japan at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Japan at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
IOC code JPN
NOC Japanese Olympic Committee
Website www.joc.or.jp (in Japanese) (in English)
in Montreal
Competitors 213 (153 men and 60 women) in 20 sports
Flag bearer Katsutoshi Nekoda
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
9 6 10 25
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Japan competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 213 competitors, 153 men and 60 women, took part in 119 events in 20 sports.[1]

Medalists

Med 1.png Gold

Med 2.png Silver

Med 3.png Bronze

Archery

In their second Olympic archery competition, Japan won a silver medal and placed third on the national leaderboard for the sport. The medal was won by Hiroshi Michinaga. Two men and two women competed for Japan.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Men's 10.000 metres

  • Heat — 28:36.21 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.13m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification — 2.13m (→ did not advance)

Men's 20 km Race Walk

Basketball

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A):
  • Lost to Canada (76-104)
  • Lost to Mexico (90-108)
  • Lost to Cuba (56-97)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (69-123)
  • Lost to Australia (79-117)
  • Classification Match:
  • 9th/11th place: Lost to Puerto Rico (91-111) → 11th place
  • Team Roster
Women's Team Competition
  • Team Roster

Boxing

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Canoeing

Cycling

Five cyclists represented Japan in 1976.

Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Diving

Equestrianism

Fencing

Eight fencers, four men and four women, represented Japan in 1976.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Gymnastics

Handball

Judo

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Japan in 1976.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Uchida, Kubo, and Kawazoe — 14234 points (→ 12th place)

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Volleyball

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Defeated Italy (3-0)
  • Defeated Brazil (3-0)
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Semi Finals
  • Lost to Poland (2-3)
  • Bronze Medal Match
  • Lost to Cuba (0-3) → Fourth place
  • Team Roster
Women's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Defeated Hungary (3-0)
  • Defeated Peru (3-0)
  • Defeated Canada (3-0)
  • Semi Finals
  • Defeated South Korea (3-0)
  • Final
  • Defeated Soviet Union (3-0) → Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "Japan at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2011-08-30. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
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