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Japan at the Paralympic Games

Region: Asia
Participated: 1964-2018
Athlete with most gold medals (Summer Games): NARITA Mayumi 15 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze (1996-2004) [→ show more]
Athlete with most gold medals (Winter Games): NITTA Yoshihiro 3 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze (2002-2018) [→ show more]
Sport with most gold medals: Athletics (58 gold medals)

Medals By Sport - Summer Games

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Lawn Bowls2215
Table Tennis35816
Wheelchair Basketball0022
Wheelchair Fencing0101
Wheelchair Rugby0011
Wheelchair Tennis3036
Total medals (Summer Games) 114 125 137 376

Medals By Sport - Winter Games

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Alpine Skiing8141941
Para Ice Hockey0101
Ice Sledge Speed Skating9121132
Total medals (Winter Games) 23 32 35 90

Medals By Year

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1964 Tokyo (Summer Games)15410
1968 Tel Aviv (Summer Games)22812
1972 Heidelberg (Summer Games)45312
1976 Toronto (Summer Games)106319
1980 Arnhem (Summer Games)910726
1984 Stoke Mandeville (GBR), New York (USA) (Summer Games)97824
1988 Innsbruck (Winter Games)0022
1988 Seoul (Summer Games)17121746
1992 Albertville (Winter Games)0022
1992 Barcelona (Summer Games)871530
1994 Lillehammer (Winter Games)0336
1996 Atlanta (Summer Games)14101337
1998 Nagano (Winter Games)12161341
2000 Sydney (Summer Games)13171141
2002 Salt Lake City (Winter Games)0033
2004 Athens (Summer Games)17152052
2006 Torino (Winter Games)2529
2008 Beijing (Summer Games)514827
2010 Vancouver (Winter Games)33511
2012 London (Summer Games)55616
2014 Sochi (Winter Games)3126
2016 Rio de Janeiro (Summer Games)0101424
2018 Pyeongchang (Winter Games)34310
Total medals (Summer & Winter Games) 137 157 172 466

Recent Medals - Summer Games

Recent Medals - Winter Games

All-Time Participants - Summer Games

Games Men Women Total
1964 Tokyo14216
1968 Tel Aviv40747
1972 Heidelberg23528
1976 Toronto30434
1980 Arnhem24630
1984 Stoke Mandeville (GBR), New York (USA)271037
1988 Seoul10934143
1992 Barcelona542276
1996 Atlanta582381
2000 Sydney11140151
2004 Athens10854162
2008 Beijing9864162
2012 London8945134
2016 Rio de Janeiro8646132

All-Time Participants - Winter Games

Games Men Women Total
1976 Ornskoldsvik101
1980 Geilo505
1984 Innsbruck13215
1988 Innsbruck11213
1992 Albertville11415
1994 Lillehammer19726
1998 Nagano531467
2002 Salt Lake City30636
2006 Torino33740
2010 Vancouver33841
2014 Sochi14620
2018 Pyeongchang33538


The results data of the IPC Historical Results Archive is based on information contained/ sourced in the original hardcopy final results publications. Some information from earlier Paralympic Games (i.e. 1960-1988) such as relay and team members are not presented in these source. Therefore, final results, medal standings and derived statistics may not be complete. If you encounter any inaccuracies or errors, please do not hesitate to send a message to sdmsadmin[at]paralympic[dot]org with the details and proving materials.

Important note on the definition of participants: Only athletes that appear in the official results books in the section of final results are included in the database and counted towards participant statistics. Data for 2014 and 2016 are accurate. Statistics for previous Games editions are under review.

Important note on competition partners: Competition partners eligible for medals are included in the combined participant statistics until 2014. Statistics for 2016 and beyond consider athletes with an impairment and their competition partners separately. If you need participant statistics for athletes with an impairment only, please contact us at sdmsadmin[at]paralympic[dot]org.