Photo - Masayuki  IKUSHIMA

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Deaflympic Medals:

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First Deaflympic Games: Malmo 1973

Born: 1951

Gender: m

Born at Abashiri, Hokkaido. Studied at Asahikawa Elementary and Junior Schools for the Deaf and graduated from Morioka High School for the Deaf. For almost 20 years was the Number One ranked table tennis player in his nation, Asia and the world. His major achievement was that he won a total of 21 medals, including 18 gold and 3 silver, at six Deaf World Games staged between the years of 1973 and 1993.
2000 Sportsman of the Year Finalist.

Deaflympics / World ChampionshipsSportEventResult
Malmo 1973Table TennisDoublesGold
Malmo 1973Table TennisMixed Doubles
Malmo 1973Table TennisSinglesGold
Malmo 1973Table TennisTeam (Men)Gold
Bucharest 1977Table TennisDoublesGold
Bucharest 1977Table TennisMixed Doubles
Bucharest 1977Table TennisSinglesGold
Koln 1981Table TennisDoublesGold
Koln 1981Table TennisMixed Doubles
Koln 1981Table TennisSinglesGold
Koln 1981Table TennisTeam (Men)Gold
Los Angeles 1985Table TennisDoublesGold
Los Angeles 1985Table TennisMixed Doubles
Los Angeles 1985Table TennisSinglesGold
Los Angeles 1985Table TennisTeam (Men)Gold
Christchurch 1989Table TennisDoublesGold
Christchurch 1989Table TennisMixed Doubles
Christchurch 1989Table TennisSingles5th
Christchurch 1989Table TennisTeam (Men)Gold
Sofia 1993Table TennisDoublesSilver
Sofia 1993Table TennisMixed Doubles
Sofia 1993Table TennisSingles
Sofia 1993Table TennisTeam (Men)Silver