Yuji Takada (wrestler)

Yuji Takada (wrestler)

Yuji Takada (born 17 February 1954) is a Japanese wrestler and Olympic champion in Freestyle wrestling.


Takada competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal where he received a gold medal in Freestyle wrestling, the "light flyweight" class. [http://www.databaseolympics.com/games/gamessport.htm?g=19&sp=WRE "1976 Summer Olympics – Montreal, Canada – Wrestling"] "databaseOlympics.com" (Retrieved on 11 September 2008)] He received a bronze medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.

World championships

Takada won gold medals at the FILA Wrestling World Championships in 1974, 1975, 1977 and 1979.


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