Hiroaki Hiraoka

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hiroaki Hiraoka
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Men's Judo
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2012 London -60 kg
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2009 Rotterdam -60 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Tokyo -60 kg
Silver medal – second place 2011 Paris -60 kg
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2010 Guangzhou -60 kg
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2008 Jeju -60 kg
In this Japanese name, the family name is Hiroaka.

Hiroaki Hiraoka (平岡 拓晃, Hiraoka Hiroaki, born February 6, 1985) is a Japanese athlete. He is best known as a judoka.[1]

History[change | change source]

He won a silver medal at the 2009 World Judo Championships[2] and bronze medal at the 2010 World Judo Championships.[3]

Hiroka won the silver medal in 2012 Summer Olympics at London, in the men's under 60 kg extra-lightweight judo.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. SportsReference.com (SR/Olympics), "Hiroaki Hiraoka" Archived 2012-11-11 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-7-29.
  2. Judoinside.com, "World Championships Rotterdam, 2009, Netherlands"[permanent dead link]; retrieved 2012-7-29.
  3. Judoinside.com, "World Championships Tokyo, 2010, Japan"[permanent dead link]; retrieved 2012-7-29.
  4. "Arsen Galstyan beats Hiroaki Hiraoka to claim gold,"[permanent dead link] BBC. July 28, 2012; retrieved 2012-7-29.

Other websites[change | change source]