Kimio Yada

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Kimio Yada
Personal information
Born(1913-09-17)17 September 1913
Died4 December 1990(1990-12-04) (aged 77)
Event(s)High jump

Kimio Yada (矢田 喜美雄, Yada Kimio, 17 September 1913 – 4 December 1990) was a Japanese track and field athlete. He competed in the men's high jump at the 1936 Summer Olympics.[1] He later became a reporter for the Asahi Shimbun newspaper, and was especially noted for his reporting on the Shimoyama incident.[2]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Kimio Yada Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Yada Kimio". Kotobanku. Asahi Shinbun. Retrieved 31 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)