24 Oct 2022
We regret to inform you that Mr. OSAWA Yoshimi , Kodokan 10th dan, aged 96 passed away due to pneumonia on October 21, 2022.
His funeral service will be held by only his relatives.
Kodokan will hold a farewell ceremony at a later date.
March 6, 1926 Born in Munakata-mura, Inba-gun, Chiba Prefecture (now Inzai City)
1940 Entered Kodokan
1941 Kodokan Shodan
1946 Graduated from Waseda University
1949 Tamatsuka Securities (now Mizuho Securities)
1951 Trainee at Kodokan
1953-1996 Shihan, Judo Club, Waseda University
1974-1996 Professor at Waseda University (thereafter Professor Emeritus)
1976 Referee, Montreal Olympics
1983-1989 Member of the Board of Directors, All Japan Judo Federation
1985-1989 Director of Women's National Team, All Japan Judo Federation
1990-2012 Member of the Board of Trustees, All Japan Judo Federation
1992- Kodokan Member of the Board of Trustees
2006 Kodokan 10th dan
2008- Kodokan Technical Expert
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Kodokan Judo Institute
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