Keiko Ikeda

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Keiko Ikeda
Keiko Tanaka-Ikeda 1964d.jpg
Keiko Tanaka-Ikeda in 1964
Medal record
Women's gymnastics
Representing  Japan
Bronze medal – third place 1964 Tokyo Team
In this Japanese name, the family name is Ikeda.

Keiko Ikeda (池田敬子, Ikeda Keiko, born 11 November 1933), also known by her married name as Keiko Tanaka-Ikeda (田中-池田 敬子), is a Japanese amateur athlete, coach, university professor and sports administrator. She is best known as a gymnast who competed in the 1956 Summer Olympics, in the 1960 Summer Olympics, and in the 1964 Summer Olympics.[1]

She won a gold medal on the balance beam at the 1954 World Gymnastics Championships. She is the only Japanese woman to win a gold medal in this international competition.[2]

History[change | change source]

Timeline[change | change source]

  • 1954: World Championships Gold Medal, balance beam[2]
  • 1958: World Championships Bronze Medal, balance beam and floor exercise[2]
  • 1962: World Championships Bronze Medal, balance Beam and team[2]
  • 1964: Olympic Games Bronze Medal, team[2]
  • 1966: World Championships Silver Medal, uneven bars;[2] and Bronze Medal, all-around and team[2]

Honors[change | change source]

  • International Gymnastics Hall of Fame, 2002[2]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Sports (SR/Olympics), "Keiko Tanaka-Ikeda"; retrieved 2012-7-19.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 International Gymnastics Hall of Fame, Keiko Ikeda; retrieved 2012-7-19.