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AKIMOTO Hiroyuki Name AKIMOTO Hiroyuki
NOC JPN - Japan Japan Date of Birth 31 JAN 1986
Residence Gender Male
Height 169 cm Weight 73 kg
Discipline Judo

Judo

BiographiesResult
Start Date Start Time Event Score Results Opponent
Name NOC
23 SEP 2014 20 : 00 Men's Team Contest for Bronze Medal 3 : 2 Win MGL - Mongolia MGL
23 SEP 2014 17 : 20 Men's Team Final of Repechage Contest 5 : 0 Win KSA - Saudi Arabia KSA
23 SEP 2014 Followed by Men's Team Quarterfinal 2 : 3 Lose UZB - Uzbekistan UZB
21 SEP 2014 Followed by Men's -73 kg Final - Gold Medal Contest 001 : 000 Win GANBAATAR Odbayar MGL - Mongolia MGL
21 SEP 2014 Followed by Men's -73 kg Semifinal of Table B 000 : 000 Win HONG Kukhyon PRK - DPR Korea PRK
21 SEP 2014 Followed by Men's -73 kg Quarterfinal 000 : 000 Win BANG Guiman KOR - Korea, Republic of KOR
21 SEP 2014 Followed by Men's -73 kg Elimination Round of 16 100 : 000 Win MOLLAEI Saeid IRI - IR Iran IRI

Competition Highlights

RankEventYearLocation
Asian Games
1-73kg2010Guangzhou, CHN
3-66kg2006Doha, QAT
World Championships
1-73kg2010Tokyo, JPN
5-73kg2011Paris, FRA
21-66kg2007Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Grand Slam
1-73kg2011Tokyo, JPN
5-73kg2011Rio de Janeiro, BRA
9-73kg2013Tokyo, JPN
Grand Prix
1-73kg2014Dusseldorf
IJF World Ranking
50-73kg2014

Detailed Information

Biography
Occupation Athlete
Higher education University of Tsukuba, Japan
Spouse & Children Wife Ai Otomo
Languages Spoken Japanese
Club Ryotokuji Gakuin Judo Club, Japan
Coach Toshihiko Yamada [club], Kosei Inoue [national] (JPN) (ryotokuji.ac.jp, 19 May 2013; judo.or.jp, 01 May 2014)
Position / Style Seoinage (nikkansports.co.jp, 22 May 2012)
Plays Right (fuijitv.co.jp, 29 Sep 2006)
Sporting / famous Relatives His father Katsunori Akimoto was a judoka who won a bronze medal at the 1975 World Championships. His brother Shuhei also competes in judo. His wife Ai Otomo was a volleyball player, and retired from the sport in April 2013. (nikkansports.com, 29 Sep 2006; GB Athletics, 27 Oct 2006; TV Tokyo, 19 Oct 2007; sponichi.co.jp, 30 Aug 2013)
Injuries He injured his left foot in January 2012 and was unable to train for three months. (sankei.jp.msn.com, 12 May 2012)<BR/><BR/>He suffered ligament damage at the 2007 World Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (nikkansports.com, 19 Oct 2007)
Additional Information Start of sporting career
He began judo at age five. (hochi.yomiuri.co.jp, 12 Sep 2010)

Reason for taking up this sport
He was influenced by his father who was also a judoka. (sponichi.co.jp, 30 Aug 2013)

Ambitions
To compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (judo-ch.jp, 07 Apr 2014)

Awards
He received the Big Sports Special Award at the Asahi Big Sports Award Ceremony in January 2011. (career.oricon.co.jp, 14 Jan 2011)

He received the People's Honour Award from Uki City in December 2010. (city.uki.kumamoto.jp, 05 Dec 2010)

He was given the Kozuki Sports Award by the Kozuki Foundation in Japan in 2008 and 2010. (judo.or.jp, 29 Aug 2008; kozuki.or.jp, 14 Sep 2010)