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Koji Gushiken (JPN)

1984 Olympic AA Champion

Medal Total

Olympic Games:  2 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze
World Championships:  1 Gold, 3 Silver, 5 Bronze
World Cup:  1 Gold, 3 Silver, 2 Bronze

Koji was born on November 12, 1956 in Osaka.  He was coached by Hikonori Yamaguchi.  The 1984 Olympic AA champion, he broke an ankle in May 1985 which prevented him from training for 3 months and hindered his performances at the 1985 World Championships.  Gushiken announced his retirement at the 1985 Chunichi Cup.


Competition Results

1976
Calgary International:  1st AA, 1st FX, 1st R, 1st PB, 2nd PH, 2nd HB, 3rd V
Chunichi Cup:  7th AA
Japanese Championships:  6th AA, 2nd PB
Japanese University Championships:  2nd AA
Milk Meet:  1st AA
 
1978
Chunichi Cup:  1st AA
Japanese Championships:  3rd AA, 1st PH, 1st R
Moscow News:  3rd PB, 6th R
Tokyo Cup:  1st R, 2nd PB
 
1979
Chunichi Cup:  1st AA
Japanese Championships:  6th AA, 2nd PH, 3rd R
NHK Cup:  1st AA
Pre-Olympics:  4th AA, 2nd HB, 2nd PB, 3rd R, 4th V, 5th PH
World Championships:  2nd Team, 7th AA, 3rd PH, 4th R, 4th PB
 
1980
Chunichi Cup: 1st AA
NHK Cup:  1st AA
USGF Intl. Invitational:  3rd Team, 8th AA, 6th PH
World Cup:  3rd AA, 1st HB, 2nd PH, 3rd R, 6th PB, 7th FX
 
1981
Chunichi Cup:  3rd AA, 1st PB, 1st HB, 2nd R, 2nd V, 4th PB
Japanese Championships:  1st AA, 1st R, 1st PB
TBS Cup:  2nd R, 2nd V
World Championships:  2nd Team, 3rd AA, 1st PB, 3rd FX, 6th HB, 7th PH
 
1982
Asian Games:  4th AA, 1st PB
Chunichi Cup:  1st AA, 1st R, 1st V, 1st PB
Japanese Championships:  1st AA, 1st R, 1st PB, 2nd V
NHK Cup:  1st AA
USGF Intl. Invitational:  4th AA, 1st PB, 1st HB, 3rd PH, 6th FX
World Cup:  8th AA, 2nd V, 2nd PB, 5th R
 
1983
Chunichi Cup:  1st AA, 1st PB, 1st HB, 2nd PH
Hungarian International:  1st AA, 1st PH, 1st V, 1st PB, 1st HB, 2nd R
Japanese Championships:  1st R, 2nd PH, 2nd V
NHK Cup:  1st AA
World Championships:  3rd Team, 2nd AA
 
1984
Chunichi Cup:  5th AA, 2nd FX, 2nd PH, 3rd V, 3rd HB
DTB Cup:  1st AA, 1st PH, 1st PB
Gander Memorial:  1st AA, 1st FX, 1st PH, 1st R, 1st V, 1st PB
Japanese Championships:  1st AA, 1st R, 1st PB, 3rd V, 1st HB
Olympic Games:  3rd Team, 1st AA, 1st R, 2nd V, 5th PB, 8th FX
 
1985
Japanese Championships:  1st R, 1st PB, 3rd PH
TBS Cup:  1st PB
World Championships:  4th Team, 13th AA, 3rd PB, 8th PH

Many thanks to Yuji Ozawa for providing some of Gushiken's results.

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