Eizo KENMOTSU

Japan JPN

Artistic Gymnastics

  • Olympic Medals
    3 G
    3 S
    3 B
  • Games participations
    3
  • First Olympic Games
    Mexico City 1968
  • Year of Birth
    1948
Olympic Results

Biography

Eizo KENMOTSU

Eizo Kenmotsu competed in three Olympics and was a member of the gold medal winning team each time. In addition he also won six individual medals including a silver in all-around 1972. Kenmotsu also medaled in four World Championships, beginning in 1970 when he won gold in all-around, horizonal bar, and with the team as well as silver on parallel bars, floor, and pommelled horse. In 1974 he won gold on parallel bars and with the team as well as bronze in all-around, horizonal bar, and pommelled horse followed in 1978 by gold on parallel bars and with the team as well as silver all-around and finally in 1979 winning a silver medal with the team. In total he won ten gold medals in major events.

After his retirement Kenmotsu became a top coach and brought several Japanese gymnasts to world class. He was later sports director of the Nippon Sports Science University and vice president of the Japan Gymnastics Association. In 2006 he was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

Olympic Results

More results
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Montreal 1976

#=6 QR
Individual All-Around
Individual All-Around Gymnastics
G
Team All-Around
Team All-Around Gymnastics
#6
Floor Exercise
Floor Exercise Gymnastics
#=15 QR
Horse Vault
Horse Vault Gymnastics
#=17 QR
Parallel Bars
Parallel Bars Gymnastics
S
Horizontal Bar
Horizontal Bar Gymnastics
#5
Rings
Rings Gymnastics
S
Pommelled Horse
Pommelled Horse Gymnastics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Munich 1972

S
Individual All-Around
Individual All-Around Gymnastics
G
Team All-Around
Team All-Around Gymnastics
#4
Floor Exercise
Floor Exercise Gymnastics
#=4
Horse Vault
Horse Vault Gymnastics
B
Parallel Bars
Parallel Bars Gymnastics
#4
Horizontal Bar
Horizontal Bar Gymnastics
#=5
Rings
Rings Gymnastics
B
Pommelled Horse
Pommelled Horse Gymnastics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Mexico City 1968

#4
Individual All-Around
Individual All-Around Gymnastics
G
Team All-Around
Team All-Around Gymnastics
#6
Floor Exercise
Floor Exercise Gymnastics
#6
Horse Vault
Horse Vault Gymnastics
#5
Parallel Bars
Parallel Bars Gymnastics
B
Horizontal Bar
Horizontal Bar Gymnastics
#7 QR
Rings
Rings Gymnastics
#5
Pommelled Horse
Pommelled Horse Gymnastics