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Name TAKEUCHI Kosuke
NOC JPN - Japan Japan Date of Birth 29 JAN 1985
Residence Gender Male
Height 206 cm Weight 98 kg
Discipline Basketball

Basketball

Biographies Result
Date Start Time Phase Results Score Opponent
03 OCT 2014 16 : 00 Men's Bronze Medal Game Win 76 - 72 KAZ
01 OCT 2014 19 : 45 Men's Semifinal Lost 63 - 71 KOR
28 SEP 2014 19 : 45 Men's Quarterfinal Round Group G Match 6 Win 96 - 70 MGL
27 SEP 2014 18 : 30 Men's Quarterfinal Round Group G Match 4 Win 79 - 72 CHN
26 SEP 2014 18 : 30 Men's Quarterfinal Round Group G Match 2 Lost 59 - 82 IRI
25 SEP 2014 18 : 30 Men's Preliminary Round Group F Match 3 Lost 71 - 72 QAT
24 SEP 2014 18 : 30 Men's Preliminary Round Group F Match 2 Win 89 - 75 KUW

Competition Highlights

RankEventYearLocation
Asian Games
4Men2010Guangzhou, CHN
6Men2006Doha, QAT
Asian Championships
7Men2011Wuhan, CHN
9Men2013Manila, PHI

Detailed Information

Biography
Nickname He and brother Joji were known as the 'Twin Towers' at high school, and the nickname has continued into their professional careers. (japantimes.co.jp, 06 Jan 2007)
Hobbies Taking baths. (aisin.co.jp, 14 Nov 2010)
Occupation Athlete
Higher education Policy Studies - Keio University, Tokyo, JPN
Languages Spoken Japanese
Club Hiroshima Dragonflies , Japan
Coach Kenji Hasegawa [national], JPN; Kenichi Sako [club], JPN (japanbasketball.jp, 26 Aug 2014; hiroshimadragonflies.com, 30 Aug 2014)
Position / Style Centre (hiroshimadragonflies.com, 30 Aug 2014)
Sporting / famous Relatives His twin brother Joji also represents Japan in basketball. (aisin.co.jp, 02 Jun 2010)
Additional Information National League
Japan Basketball League [JBL] (japanbasketball.jp, 26 Aug 2014)

Start of sporting career
He began playing at age 14. (sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp, 24 Aug 2006)

Reason for taking up this sport
"I became interested in basketball after reading the manga Slamdunk." (fiba2006.com, 24 Aug 2006)

Hero
US basketball player Kevin Garnett. (japantimes.co.jp, 15 Jan 2009)

Awards
He was named the 2008/09 Japanese Basketball League [JBL] Most Valuable Player [MVP] and was also called up to the All-Star Game that season. (japantimes.co.jp, 22 Mar 2009, asia-basket.com, 03 Mar 2010


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