- Born:8 December 1974 (45 years)
Japanese judoka Makoto Takimoto won the 2000 Olympic title in Sydney U81kg. He won the Asian title a few months before in 2000. From Nihon University.
Competitions - Medal overview B S G
- Olympic Games 001
- Continental Championships 101
- World Cups/Continental Open 302
- International Tournaments 101
- National Championships Seniors 013