Mr Yasuhiro YAMASHITA

Entry in the IOC 2020
Born 01 June 1957
Games Participated 1984
Althlete profile
Yasuhiro YAMASHITA
JPN

Mr Yasuhiro YAMASHITA

JPN

Education

Tokai University Kanagawa (Japan), Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education (1980); Master’s Degree in Physical Education (1983)

Career

Vice Chancellor, Tokai University (Japan), (2011-)

Sports practised

Judo

Sports career

Hachi dan (Eighth Degree Black Belt); All Japan Judo Championships, 1st place (1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985); All Japan Weight Category Judo Championships, 1st place (+95kg category), (1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983); World Judo Championships, 1st place (+95kgcategory), (1979, 1981,1983); World Judo Championships, 1st place (Open category), (1981); Olympic Gold Medallist, Open Category, Games of the XXIII Olympiad in Los Angeles in 1984; Judo Delegation Team Coach, Olympic Games Atlanta 1996; Judo Delegation Team Coach, Olympic Games Sydney 2000; Deputy Chef de Mission, Japanese Delegation, Olympic Games Rio 2016

Sports administration

Executive Committee member, International Judo Federation (2015-); President, All Judo Federation (2017-); President, Japanese Olympic Committee (2019-)

Membership of other associations

Vice-President, Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (2019-); Vice-President, Rugby World Cup 2019 Organising Committee (2019-)

Awards and distinctions

Grand Prix Serge Kampf of France Sports Academy (1981); Japanese People’s Honour Award (1984); Medal with Purple Ribbon (2007); Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Honorary Doctorate (2008); Association of National Olympic Committee Award Outstanding Athlete (2019)

IOC History

Member of the following commissions: Athletes’ Entourage (2020-)