Famous Gymnasts from Japan

List of notable or famous gymnasts from Japan, with bios and photos, including the top gymnasts born in Japan and even some popular gymnasts who immigrated to Japan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Japanese gymnasts then this list is the perfect resource for you. These gymnasts are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known gymnast from Japan is included when available.

Everything from Natsuki Fukase to Koji Yamamuro is included on this list.

This historic gymnasts from Japan list can help answer the questions "Who are some Japanese gymnasts of note?" and "Who are the most famous gymnasts from Japan?" These prominent gymnasts of Japan may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Japanese gymnasts.

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    • Age: 28
    • Birthplace: Tama, Japan
  • Asuka Teramoto
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    Asuka Teramoto

    Asuka Teramoto is a gymnast from Japan.
    • Age: 27
    • Birthplace: Komaki, Japan
  • Kazuhito Tanaka
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    Kazuhito Tanaka

    Kazuhito Tanaka is a gymnast from Japan.
    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: Wakayama, Japan
  • Kōhei Uchimura (内村 航平, Uchimura Kōhei, born January 3, 1989) is a Japanese gymnast. He is a seven-time Olympic medalist (all-around, team and floor exercise), winning three golds and four silvers, and a twenty-one-time World medalist (all-around, team, floor, horizontal bar and parallel bars). Uchimura was already considered by many in artistic gymnastics to be the greatest gymnast of all time after his success at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, but he subsequently solidified this position in the sport further by following up his performance in London with additional and uninterrupted wins at every major competition throughout the next Olympic cycle leading up to his individual ...more
    • Age: 34
    • Birthplace: Kitakyushu, Japan
  • Koji Yamamuro

    Koji Yamamuro is a gymnast from Japan.
    • Age: 34
    • Birthplace: Koga, Japan
  • Koko Tsurumi

    Kōko Tsurumi (鶴見虹子, Tsurumi Kōko) (born September 28, 1992) is a Japanese artistic gymnast. She is the 2009 World all-around bronze medalist, uneven bars silver medalist, and a two-time Olympian (2008, 2012). Tsurumi was a member of the 2008 Japanese Olympic Team. The women's gymnastics team placed 5th in team competition. Individually, Tsurumi placed 17th in the all-around final and 8th in the balance beam event final. Tsurumi competed at the 2009 American Cup and placed 7th all-around. At the 2009 World Championships in London, Koko Tsurumi competed a historic performance to win the individual all-around bronze medal. During event finals, Tsurumi won the silver medal on uneven bars and ...more
    • Age: 30
    • Birthplace: Ōmiya-ku, Saitama, Japan