Yoshiaki Oiwa

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In this Japanese name, the family name is Oiwa.

Yoshiaki Oiwa (大岩 義明, Oiwa Yoshiaki, born July 19, 1976) is a Japanese athlete. He is best known as an equestrian who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics and in the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1]

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In the 2012 Olympics at London, he ranked first after dressage in the three-day eventing competition.[2] He made history as the first Asian rider to lead any four-star three-day event after dressage.[3]

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  1. Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "Yoshiaki Oiwa"; retrieved 2012-7-30.
  2. "Japan's Oiwa storms into dressage lead," Bankok Post (Thailand). July 30, 2012; EventingNation.com, "Yoshiaki Oiwa of Japan is winning the Olympics after the dressage," July 29, 2012; retrieved 2012-7-30.
  3. Cuckson, Philippa. "London 2012 Olympics: Yoshiaki Oiwa makes history in three-day event," July 29, 2012; excerpt, "'I have been concentrating on our team performance here, not the individual. It is very hard to take in,' Oiwa said"; retrieved 2012-7-30.

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