Kosuke Kitajima Japan
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Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

22 Sep 1982

Height

1.77m

Weight

73kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 1 0
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
2 0 1
All-time
Gold Silver Bronze
4 1 2

Sport Guides

SWIMMING

Kosuke Kitajima competed in SWIMMING

Did you know?

  • Swimming has 34 medal events at London 2012, including two open water 10km events in Hyde Park's Serpentine.
  • At the first Olympic Games all swimming events were held in open water. London 1908 was the first to use an indoor pool.
  • The USA’s Michael Phelps won an incredible eight gold medals in Beijing. The Baltimore Bullet is aiming to add to his record total of 14 Olympic gold medals in London.
  • Great Britain won six swimming medals at the 2008 Olympics, finishing third in the medal table behind the United States and Australia.
  • The new Aquatics Centre being used at London 2012 has a spectacular wave-like roof that is 160m long and up to 80m wide.

Head to Head

Kosuke Kitajima vs Liam Tancock

Kosuke Kitajima

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London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

8

London 2012 results

3:31.26 Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay

Height

1.77m (5'10")

Weight

73kg

Age

31

Liam Tancock

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London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

5

London 2012 results

3:32.32 Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay

Height

1.83m (6'0")

Weight

85kg

Age

28

View the London 2012 medallist table