Yojiro Uetake

Yojiro
Uetake

  • Date Of Birth:
    January 12, 1943
  • Country:
    Japan
  • Weight:
    57 kg
  • Wrestling type:
    Freestyle

Biography

Yojiro Uetake (上武 洋次郎 Uetake Yōjirō) is a Japanese wrestler and Olympic champion in Freestyle wrestling. He is considered the greatest wrestler in history of Oklahoma State University history, being the only Cowboy to have gone undefeated for the entirety of his college career. He was inducted into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame in 2015.

 

Awards

Date Event Award
1964 Games of the XVIII Olympiad Gold
1968 Games of the XIX Olympiad in Mexico Gold