Naoto Tajima (left) with Jesse Owens and Luz Long, 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics; Wikimedia Commons

 

IMPERIAL JAPAN WAS THE 8TH RANKED NATION WINNING MEDALS AT THE 1936 SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES IN BERLIN (GERMANY WAS #1 AND THE USA WAS #2).
Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Shigeo AraiShigeo SugiuraMasaharu Taguchi, andMasanori Yusa Swimming Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay
 Gold Noboru Terada Swimming Men’s 1500m Freestyle
 Gold Tetsuo Hamuro Swimming Men’s 200m Breaststroke
 Gold Hideko Maehata Swimming Women’s 200m Breaststroke
 Gold Naoto Tajima Athletics Men’s Triple Jump
 Gold Son Kitei Athletics Men’s Marathon[1][2]
 Silver Masao Harada Athletics Men’s Triple Jump
 Silver Shuhei Nishida Athletics Men’s Pole Vault
 Silver Shumpei Uto Swimming Men’s 400m Freestyle
 Silver Masanori Yusa Swimming Men’s 100m Freestyle
 Bronze Sueo Ōe Athletics Men’s Pole Vault
 Bronze Nan Shoryu Athletics Men’s Marathon[1]
 Bronze Naoto Tajima Athletics Men’s Long Jump
 Bronze Masaji Kiyokawa Swimming Men’s 100m Backstroke
 Bronze Shumpei Uto Swimming Men’s 1500m Freestyle
 Bronze Shigeo Arai Swimming Men’s 100m Freestyle
 Bronze Reizo Koike Swimming Men’s 200m Breaststroke
 Bronze Shozo Makino Swimming Men’s 400m Freestyle