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Tsunekazu Takeda (竹田 恆和 Takeda Tsunekazu, born November 1, 1947) is a Japanese athlete. He is best known as an Equestrian who competed in two Summer Olympic Games. He is the current President of the Japanese Olympic Committee.
He graduated from Keio University in 1970 with a degree in law.
He was a competitor in the All Japan Equestrian Championships in 1969, 1975, 1977, 1978 and 1982.
In 2001, he became president of the Japanese Olympic Committee. He is also an Executive Board member on the Olympic Council of Asia.
In July 2012, he was elected to be a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
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