Chiharu Igaya facts for kids
Chiharu Igaya (1956)
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Igaya was born in Tomarimura, Hokkaidō. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1957.
In 1956, he won the silver medal in the slalom event. He was the first Japanese athlete to win a medal in a winter sport.
In 1982, Igaya became a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). After his retirement in 2011, he was granted honorary IOC membership status.
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