1964 Tokyo
  • Duration:
    October 10-October 24
  • Nations Participating:
    93 NOC's
  • Events:
    163
  • Competing Athletes:
    5,151 (4,473 men, 678 women)
  • Canadian Competitors:
    115 (95 men, 20 women)

Games of the XVIII Olympiad

The 1964 Games were the first to be held in Asia. The Japanese expressed their successful reconstruction after World War II by choosing as the final torchbearer Yoshinori Sakai, who was born in Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 the day that that city was destroyed by an atomic bomb.

Coxless pairs rowers George Hungerford and Roger Jackson won Canada’s lone gold medal in Tokyo. Judo’s Olympic debut was good news for Canada, as Doug Rogers won silver in the +80kg event. Athletics contributed the other two Canadian medals, with Bill Crothers winning silver in the 800m, and Harry Jerome taking bronze in the 100m.

Olympic Oath (athletes): Takashi Ono (artistic gymnastics)

Olympic Oath (officials): None

Olympic Oath (coaches): None

Lighting Olympic Cauldron: Yoshinori Sakai

Official Opening: Emperor Hirohito

Canadian Medallists

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GoldRoger Jackson, George HungerfordRowingCoxless Pair - Men -
SilverDouglas RogersJudoHeavyweight - Men -
SilverWilliam CrothersAthletics800m - Men -
BronzeHarry JeromeAthletics100m - Men -

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