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Suzuki Keiji, judo champion
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Women at the starting line for triathlon
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Carrying back a single sculling boat
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Also see the video at YouTube.
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Close-up of rowers at Asahi Regatta
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Kyoto Univ. alumni
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Heavyweight judo Olympic gold medalist Satoshi Ishii (石井 慧) was also at Yasukuni Shrine on Aug. 15, 2009. He was very kind and signed autographs, shook hands, and took photos with a lot of people.
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Cycling for triathlon
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Also see the video at YouTube.
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Kyodai alumni in their 20s and 30s
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Shiga University women rowers
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Running in triathlon
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Also see the video at YouTube.
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Akiko Sekine who later won the women's triathlon.After cycling, they ran for 10 km. About 30 min. later, this woman, Akiko Sekine won the triathlon. She was one of athletes who went to the Athens Olympics (placing 12th).
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Kyoto University's winning rowing crew
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Nagano Winter Olympics women's ice hockey match.
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Japan's goalie takes a break at Nagano Winter Olympics women's ice hockey match.Her helmet is dotted with Print Club photo stickers.
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Nagano Winter Olympics women's ice hockey match.
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Kyoto University 京都大学
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Keiji Suzuki vs. Hiroaki Takahashi
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Former Olympic champion Yasuhiro YamashitaKata performance before the final match.
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Would you believe a karate group? They did not dance. Just punched and yelled their way through. Kitamachi Awa Odori, Nerima, Tokyo 極真空手連
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Trying my shuriken skills. You throw it with an overhand throw (like a baseball) and not like a frisbee. Also see my YouTube video here.
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There he goes, not exactly walking on water. Just dragging himself across with the rope. This is only for anime-like amusement. This is not how the ninja did it.
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Shuriken target practice at the Shuriken Dojo in Koka Ninja Village, Shiga Prefecture. 手裏剣道場
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Saori Yoshida poses with kids holding her three consecutive Olympic gold medals from Athens, Beijing, and London. One of the most winningest wrestlers.
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Three-time wrestling gold medalist Saori Yoshida posing for the picture with kids at Tokyo Marathon 2013.
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She even let one of the kids hold her gold medal.
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Three-time wrestling gold medalist Saori Yoshida at Tokyo Marathon event on Feb. 24, 2013.
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Saori Yoshida seemed very nice. She was Japan's key person to help get wrestling back into the Olympics.
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Three-time wrestling gold medalist Saori Yoshida.
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Olympic gold medalist marathon runner Naoko Takahashi at Tokyo Marathon Expo on Feb. 2012.
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Olympic gold medalist marathon runner Naoko Takahashi at Tokyo Marathon Expo on Feb. 2012.
 
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