Japan women's national gymnastics team

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Japan women's national gymnastics team
Continental unionAsian Gymnastics Union
National federationJapan Gymnastics Association
Olympic Games
Appearances11
Medals Bronze medal olympic.svg Bronze: 1964
World Championships
Medals Bronze medal world centered-2.svg Bronze: 1962, 1966

The Japan women's national artistic gymnastics team represents Japan in FIG international competitions.

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History

Japan has participated in the Olympic Games women's team competition 11 times. It has won one medal, a bronze in 1964. [1] The team has also won two medals at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.

Current senior roster

Olympic Games team competition results

Most decorated gymnasts

This list includes all Japanese female artistic gymnasts who have won a medal at the Olympic Games or the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.

RankGymnastTeamAA VT UB BB FX Olympic Total World TotalTotal
1 Keiko Tanaka-Ikeda Bronze medal olympic.svg 1964
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 1962
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 1966
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 1966 Silver medal world centered-2.svg 1966 Gold medal world centered-2.svg 1954
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 1958
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 1962
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 1958 189
2 Taniko Nakamura-Mitsukuri Bronze medal olympic.svg 1964
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 1962
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 1966
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 1966 134
3 Mai Murakami Silver medal world centered-2.svg 2018 Gold medal world centered-2.svg 2017
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 2018
033
4 Kōko Tsurumi Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 2009 Silver medal world centered-2.svg 2009 022
5 Ginko Abukawa-Chiba Bronze medal olympic.svg 1964
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 1962
112
Kiyoko Ono Bronze medal olympic.svg 1964
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 1962
112
Toshiko Shirasu-Aihara Bronze medal olympic.svg 1964
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 1962
112
Hiroko Tsuji Bronze medal olympic.svg 1964
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 1962
112
9 Taki Shibuya Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 1966 011
Hiroko Ikenada Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 1966 011
Yasuko Furuyama Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 1966 011
Mitsuko Kandori Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 1966 011

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References

  1. "Japan Gymnastics Women's Team All-Around Results" Archived 2015-10-16 at the Wayback Machine . sports-reference.com. Retrieved 20 August 2015.