Tsuyoshi Yamanaka

1939 - 2017

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Tsuyoshi Yamanaka (山中 毅, Yamanaka Tsuyoshi, 18 January 1939 – 10 February 2017) was a Japanese freestyle swimmer. He competed in the 400 m, 1500 m and 4 × 200 m events at the 1956, 1960 and 1964 Olympics and won four silver medals; he also helped Japan win a bronze relay medal in 1964 by swimming in the heat, and placed fourth in the 4 × 200 m relay in 1956 and in the 1500m in 1960. At the 1960 Olympics, he swam the fastest leg in the 4 × 200 m relay, yet his team lost to the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tsuyoshi Yamanaka has received more than 18,733 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Tsuyoshi Yamanaka is the 791st most popular athlete (down from 608th in 2019), the 1,301st most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,012th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Japanese Athlete.

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Among athletes, Tsuyoshi Yamanaka ranks 791 out of 3,055Before him are Roman Šebrle, Con Leahy, Olga Bondarenko, Luciano Sušanj, Ingrid Gulbin, and Klaus Siebert. After him are Ingrid Becker, James Juvenal, Wolfgang Schmidt, Arthur Wint, Andy Stanfield, and Liu Xiang.

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Among people born in 1939, Tsuyoshi Yamanaka ranks 418Before him are Józef Grudzień, Bob Clark, Mavis Staples, Erik Pevernagie, Michael Learned, and Steny Hoyer. After him are Harvey Pekar, Seán Brady, Kate O'Mara, Anthony Lake, Bernie Casey, and Lee Trevino. Among people deceased in 2017, Tsuyoshi Yamanaka ranks 427Before him are August Ames, Desmond Connell, Bajram Rexhepi, Jerry Pournelle, Roger Smith, and Len Wein. After him are Muhal Richard Abrams, Walter Becker, Bernie Casey, Ricardo Vidal, Alain Jessua, and Jan Szczepański.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Tsuyoshi Yamanaka ranks 1,301 out of 5,560Before him are Chris Horner (1971), Yuzuru Hanyu (1994), Takehide Nakatani (1941), Shinichi Mochizuki (1969), Kyoko Kuroda (1969), and Maki Haneta (1972). After him are Joji (1992), Momoko Sakura (1965), Takanori Nishikawa (1970), Yumi Watanabe (1970), Koichi Wakata (1963), and Yūki Kaji (1985).

Among ATHLETES In Japan

Among athletes born in Japan, Tsuyoshi Yamanaka ranks 10Before him are Kinue Hitomi (1907), Chūhei Nambu (1904), Isao Okano (1944), Noboru Terada (1917), Yoshinobu Miyake (1939), and Tetsuo Hamuro (1917). After him are Takao Sakurai (1941), Akitsugu Konno (1944), Haruki Uemura (1951), Mayumi Aoki (1953), Nobutaka Taguchi (1951), and Koji Murofushi (1974).