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Sawao Kato date of birth is October 11, 1946 and place of birth is Gosen, Niigata, Japan. By profession he is a Japanese former gymnast. 

    Sawao Kato age, wiki, biography

    Sawao Kato birth place is Niigata Prefecture and he has done his studies from the Tokyo Kyoiku University. He has 1 sibling. In sibling he has 1 brother. His brother name is Takeshi. Takeshi Katō is his older brother. Takeshi Katō Died on 24 July 1982 at 39 years of age.

    Sawao Kato Career

    Sawao Kato is one of the most decorated Olympians in the history of the sport. From 1968 and 1976, he earned a number of 12 Olympic medals, 8 of which were gold medals. His first appearance in the Olympics was in 1968, when he participated with his older brother Takeshi. They won the championship match, with Sawao bringing home gold medals in the all-around and on the floor. He finished third in the rings competition. 

    At the 1972 Olympics, the Japanese men's gymnastics team completely dominated the competition, winning 15 out of a total of 21 individual medals. Kato earned gold medals in the all-around and parallel bars competitions, as well as silver medals on the horizontal bar also in pommel horse. At the 1976 Summer Olympics, he attempted to win a historic third gold medal in the all-around, but was beaten by Nikolai Andrianov. Even though the team battle was tight this time around, the Japanese beaten the Soviets by four tenths of a point, claiming their fifth consecutive championship victory. Kato finished his Olympic career by regaining his championship in the parallel bars.

    Sawao Kato is 1 of just ten athletes in history who have earned eight or more gold medals at the Olympics. Sawao Kato is 1 of the most successful male gymnasts in the history of the Olympics, having won 8th gold medals and 12 overall medals. Sawao Kato 8 gold medals and 12 overall medals are only equalled by Nikolai Andrianov's 7 gold medals and 15 overall, Boris Shakhlin's 7th gold medals and 13 overall, and Takashi Ono's 5 gold medals and thirteen overall. He has earned more gold medals at the Olympics than any other Japanese Olympian, and he is second only to Ono in terms of overall medals won. Sawao was named into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 2001. On May 14, 2021, the asteroid 43212 Katosawao, which was found by astronomers as part of the American LINEAR survey in 2000, was named in his honour.

    Short bio of Sawao kato 

    Sawao Kato is his born and real name. His date of birth is born October 11, 1946 and birthplace is Gosen, Niigata, Japan. He is 75 Years of age as in 2021. By profession he is a Japanese former gymnast. He has 1 siblings. In sibling he has 1 brothers.


    Sawao kato Age and Height

    Sawao kato Age and Height
    Name Sawao Kato
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    Height 5 feet 4 inches


    Sawao kato Wiki and Biography

    Sawao kato Wiki and Biography
    Born and Real Name Sawao Kato
    Nickname Sawao
    Birthday October 11, 1946
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    Profession Japanese former gymnast
    Birthplace Gosen, Niigata, Japan
    Sun sign Libra
    Nationality Japanese
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    Sawao kato Height, Weight and Body Measurements

    Sawao kato Height, Weight and Body Measurements
    Height 5 feet 4 inches
    Weight 59 Kgs
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    Sawao kato Education Qualifications, School and College

    Sawao kato Education Qualifications, School and College
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    College University of Tsukuba


    Sawao kato Professional Life

    Sawao kato Professional Life
    Profession Japanese former gymnast 
    Famous and well known Gymnast


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    Sawao kato Home Address and Residence

    Sawao kato Home Address and Residence
    Home town Gosen, Niigata, Japan
    House address Gosen, Niigata, Japan


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