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Tani, Yukio (1881–1950), judo master

Richard Bowen

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/76204

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Tani, Yukio (1881–1950), judo master, was almost certainly born in Tokyo. It is known that his father and grandfather were both teachers of ju-jitsu, but there are no further details of his early life in Japan.

On 26 September 1900 Yukio Tani and his elder brother ...

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Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation

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