Yukio Kasaya

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Yukio Kasaya
Medal record
Men's ski jumping
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1972 Sapporo Individual normal hill
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1970 Vysoké Tatry Individual normal hill
In this Japanese name, the family name is Kasaya.

Yukio Kasaya (笠谷 幸生, Kasaya Yukio, born August 17, 1943) is a Japanese athlete. He is best known as a ski jumper and as the winner of an Olympic gold medal.[1]

In the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Kasaya earned Japan's first Olympic Winter Games gold medal in the 70m ski jump.[2]

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  1. SportsReference.com (SR/Olympics), Yukio Kasaya Archived 2009-12-23 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-7-26.
  2. Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC), "JOC History at a Glance"; retrieved 2012-7-26.