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KITAZONO Takeru
Japan
JPN
Title
Mr
Lastname
KITAZONO
Firstname
Takeru
Gender
male
Country
Japan
Place of birth
Osaka
Year of birth
2002 (19 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Men's Artistic Gymnastics
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Spoken languages
Japanese
Club
Tokushukai [Kamakura, JPN]
Coach
Isao Yoneda [club], JPN; Hisashi Mizutori [national], JPN (news.yahoo.co.jp, 12 Mar 2019)
Injuries
In April 2021 he damaged ligaments in both elbows while performing on horizontal bar at the All Japan Championships which was also the national selection trials for the 2020 Olympic Games. (hochi.news, 18 Apr 2021; daily.co.jp, 19 Apr 2021)

He fractured his left ankle after a bad landing during training in 2017. The injury was still troubling him at the national trials for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (fujitv.co.jp, 17 Jan 2018; sanspo.com, 19 May 2018)
Start sporting career
He began the sport at age three at Tomioka Gymnastics Club in Osaka, Japan. (number.bunshun.jp, 21 Aug 2020)
Reason for taking up the sport
His mother enrolled him in a gymnastics club because he was fascinated by Japanese superhero television series 'Kamen Rider Hibiki'. (ytv-athlete.jp, 11 Jul 2015; daily.co.jp, 21 Oct 2018)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (ews.yahoo.co.jp, 12 Mar 2019)
Hero / Idol
Japanese artistic gymnast Kohei Uchimura. (sanspo.com, 19 May 2018)
Awards
He was presented with a Rookie Award at the 2018 Japanese Olympic Committee [JOC] Sports Awards. (jpn-gym.or.jp, 03 Apr 2019)

In 2019 he received Big Sports Rookie Award at the 53rd TV Asahi Big Sports Awards in Japan. (TV Asahi YouTube channel, 15 Jan 2019)

Last update : 2021-04-21

Olympic Games

2021 - Games of the XXXII Olympiad TOKYO (JPN)

All-Around
Rank Final
5
Score Final
86.698 
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
85.948 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
11
Score Qualif.
14.666
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
22
Score Qualif.
13.916
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
44
Score Qualif.
13.333
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
22
Score Qualif.
14.900
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
6
Score Final
12.333
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
14.433
Team
Rank Final
2
Score Final
262.397
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
262.251
Youth Olympic Games

2018 - Youth Olympic Games of the III Olympiad BUENOS AIRES (ARG)

All-Around
Rank Final
1
Score Final
82.298 
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
83.299 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
1
Score Final
13.633
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
13.500
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
6
Score Final
12.666
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.133
Still Rings
Rank Final
1
Score Final
13.533
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
13.700
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
1
Score Final
14.166
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.266
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
1
Score Final
13.566
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
13.600
Junior World Championships

2019 - 1st FIG Artistic Gymnastics Junior World Championships GYOR (HUN)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
80.264 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
7
Score Final
13.333
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
13.766
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
1
Score Final
13.966
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
13.633
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
13.166
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
1
Score Final
14.266
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
14.400
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
25
Score Qualif.
12.533
Team
Rank Final
1
Score Final
162.754
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Continental Championships

2017 - 14th Junior Asian Championships 2017 BANGKOK (THA)

Still Rings
Rank Final
8
Score Final
12.375
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
13.100
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
2
Score Final
13.750
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
13.500
Team
Rank Final
1
Score Final
243.300
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-