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Tokihiko Higuchi (樋口 時彦, Higuchi Tokihiko, born June 10, 1941) is a Japanese former volleyball player who competed in the 1964 Summer Olympics.
In 1964 he was a squad member of the Japanese team which won the bronze medal in the Olympic tournament.
The 1964 Summer Olympics, officially the Games of the XVIII Olympiad and commonly known as Tokyo 1964, were an international multi-sport event held from 10 to 24 October 1964 in Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo had been awarded the organization of the 1940 Summer Olympics, but this honor was subsequently passed to Helsinki due to Japan's invasion of China, before ultimately being cancelled due to World War II. Tokyo was chosen as the host city during the 55th IOC Session in West Germany on 26 May 1959.
Yuka Sato is a Japanese former competitive figure skater and choreographer. She is the 1994 World champion, the 1990 World Junior champion and the 1993 & 1994 Japanese national champion. She placed 7th at the 1992 Winter Olympics and 5th at the 1994 Winter Olympics.
Japan was the host nation for the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. 328 competitors, 270 men and 58 women, took part in 155 events in 21 sports.
Takashi Ono is a retired Japanese gymnast. He competed at the 1952, 1956, 1960 and 1964 Olympics and won five gold, four silver and four bronze medals. Ono was the flag bearer for Japan at the 1960 Olympics, and took the Olympic Oath at the 1964 Games. In 1998, he was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.
Reidar Hjermstad is a former Norwegian cross-country skier and biathlete who competed in the 1960s and 1970s.
The 1964 Summer Olympics was the first time that Volleyball had been held as an Olympic sport. The sport would feature two medals during this games with the men's and women's indoor teams events. In both tournaments, the format was the same with a single round robin between all of the teams that was competing in the tournament.
Masae Kasai was a volleyball player from Japan, who was a member of the Japan Women's National Team, Oriental Witches, that won the gold medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics.
Yutaka Higuchi is a Japanese figure skater who is now a coach and figure skating commentator. He is a three-time Japanese national champion. He placed 25th in the 1968 Winter Olympic Games, and 16th in the 1972 Winter Olympic Games.
Shuji Tsurumi is a Japanese gymnast and Olympic champion. He was part of the first Japanese team that succeeded to win gold medals in the team event at the Summer Olympics (1960) and World Championships (1962). In 2008 he was inducted to the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.
Takashi Mitsukuri is a Japanese gymnast and Olympic champion.
Ferenc Török is a Hungarian modern pentathlete and Olympic champion.
Yang Kyong-Il is a male freestyle wrestler from North Korea who is a double world champion and won a bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Mauro Checcoli is an Italian equestrian and Olympic champion from Bologna. He won an individual gold medal in eventing at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. He was also a member of the Italian team that received a gold medal in team eventing at the same Olympics.
Higuchi is a common Japanese surname.
Kiyoteru Higuchi is a male Japanese Taekwondo practitioner. He won the bronze medal in the men's bantamweight division (-62 kg) at the 2001 World Taekwondo Championships held in Jeju City, South Korea. Higuchi competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics.
Yuki Takahashi is a Japanese freestyle wrestler who currently competes at 57 kilograms. In 2017, Takahashi became the World Champion and the Asian Champion, also medaling at both events in the next editions. He is currently expected to represent Japan at the 2020 Summer Olympics after claiming gold at the 2021 Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament.
Tokihiko is a masculine Japanese given name.
Wakaba Higuchi is a Japanese figure skater. She is the 2018 World silver medalist and a five-time Japanese national medalist. On the junior level, she is a two-time World Junior bronze medalist, the 2014–15 Junior Grand Prix Final bronze medalist, and a two-time Japan Junior national champion. She won a bronze medal in team event, representing Japan at the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Rei Higuchi is a Japanese freestyle wrestler who won a silver medal in the 57 kg division at the 2016 Olympics. He won the gold medal in the 61 kg event at the 2022 World Wrestling Championships held in Belgrade, Serbia.
Takuto Otoguro is a Japanese freestyle wrestler who competes at 65 kilograms. At the 2020 Summer Olympics, Otoguro claimed the gold medal after beating the likes of defending World Champion Gadzhimurad Rashidov and three-time World Champion Haji Aliyev. A Cadet World Champion, Otoguro first broke into the senior scene when he went undefeated (16–0) in 2018, claiming the World Championship and the National Championship at age 19. He then went on to become a two–time Asian Continental Champion.