23 Notable alumni of
Chukyo University

Chukyo University is 676th in the world, 136th in Asia, and 54th in Japan by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 23 notable alumni from Chukyo University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Mao Asada

    Mao Asada
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Mao Asada is a Japanese former competitive figure skater. She is the 2010 Olympic silver medalist, a three-time World champion (2008, 2010, 2014), a three-time Four Continents champion (2008, 2010, 2013), and a four-time Grand Prix Final champion (2005–06, 2008–09, 2012–13, 2013–14). She is the first female figure skater who has landed three triple Axel jumps in one competition, which she achieved at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

  2. Shoma Uno

    Shoma Uno
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1997-.. (age 25)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Shoma Uno is a Japanese figure skater. He is a three-time Olympic medalist (2018 silver, 2022 bronze, 2022 team bronze), the 2022 World champion, a two-time World silver medalist (2018, 2017), the 2019 Four Continents champion, a four-time Grand Prix Final medalist (2015–2018), the 2017 Asian Winter Games champion, and a four-time Japanese national champion (2016–2019).

  3. Koji Murofushi

    Koji Murofushi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    hammer thrower
    Biography

    Koji Alexander Murofushi is a former Japanese-Romanian hammer thrower and sports scientist. He has been among the world elite since the 2001 World Championships, where he won the silver medal. He was the 2004 Olympic champion. In 2011, he was crowned world champion.

  4. Miki Ando

    Miki Ando
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    figure skating choreographerfigure skater
    Biography

    Miki Ando is a retired Japanese figure skater. She is the 2007 and 2011 World champion, 2011 Four Continents champion, 2004 World Junior champion, and a three-time (2003, 2004 & 2010) Japanese national champion.

  5. Kanako Murakami

    Kanako Murakami
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    figure skating choreographerfigure skater
    Biography

    Kanako Murakami is a Japanese retired figure skater. She is the 2010–11 Grand Prix Final bronze medalist, 2014 Four Continents champion, 2010 World Junior champion, 2009–10 JGP Final champion, and a four-time Japanese national medalist (bronze in 2010, 2011; silver in 2012, 2013).

  6. Takahiko Kozuka

    Takahiko Kozuka
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Takahiko Kozuka is a former competitive Japanese figure skater. He is the 2011 World silver medalist, a two-time Grand Prix Final medalist, a two-time Four Continents medalist, and the 2010–11 Japanese national champion. He is also the 2006 World Junior champion and the 2005–06 JGP Final champion.

  7. Mai Asada

    Mai Asada
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    tarentofigure skatermodel
    Biography

    Mai Asada is a Japanese former competitive figure skater. She won two gold medals on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series and placed fourth at the 2003 and 2004 World Junior Championships. She made her senior international debut at the 2006 Four Continents Championships, where she placed sixth.

  8. Rika Hongo

    Rika Hongo
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1996-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Rika Hongo is a Japanese retired competitive figure skater who is a two-time (2015–16) Four Continents bronze medalist, 2014 Rostelecom Cup champion, 2015 Finlandia Trophy champion and 2014–15 Japanese national silver medalist.

  9. Akitoshi Saito

    Akitoshi Saito
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    professional wrestlerswimmer
    Biography

    Akitoshi Saito is a Japanese professional wrestler who is best known for his work in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) and Pro Wrestling Noah (Noah).

  10. Takeshi Matsuda

    Takeshi Matsuda
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    swimmer
    Biography

    Takeshi Matsuda is a retired Japanese Olympic, Asian and National Record holding swimmer. He swam for Japan at the 2004, 2008 Olympics, 2012 Olympics, and 2016 Olympics, winning four medals. At the 2008 Olympics, he won a bronze medal in the men's 200 m butterfly in an Asian Record of 1:52.97; in doing so, he also set the Japanese Record in the event. On November 12, 2011, Matsuda set a new Japanese record (1:49.50) at the FINA World Cup for the short course 200 m butterfly. In doing so, he became just the third swimmer in history to break the 1:50 barrier for the event.

  11. Takahito Mura

    Takahito Mura
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Takahito Mura is a Japanese former competitive figure skater. He is the 2014 Four Continents champion, 2014 Skate Canada International champion, and 2012 Trophée Éric Bompard champion. Nationally, he is a five-time Japan Championships bronze medalist and 2007 Japan Junior champion.

  12. Sota Yamamoto

    Sota Yamamoto
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    2000-.. (age 22)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Sōta Yamamoto is a Japanese figure skater. He is the 2018 CS Asian Open Trophy champion, the 2016 Youth Olympic champion, the 2015 World Junior bronze medalist, a two-time Junior Grand Prix Final medalist (silver in 2014, bronze in 2015), and the 2015–16 Japan junior national champion.

  13. Kana Ichikawa

    Kana Ichikawa
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    sprinterathletics competitor
    Biography

    Kana Ichikawa is a Japanese sprinter.

  14. Yuhana Yokoi

    Yuhana Yokoi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    2000-.. (age 22)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Yuhana Yokoi is a Japanese figure skater. She is the 2019 CS Finlandia Trophy bronze medalist and the 2020 International Challenge Cup silver medalist. She finished within the top ten at two World Junior Championships (2018, 2019).

  15. Jungle Kyona

    Jungle Kyona
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    professional wrestler
    Biography

    Kyona Yano better known by her ring name Jungle Kyona (ジャングル叫女, Janguru Kyōna), is a Japanese professional wrestler. She is best known for her time in the joshi puroresu promotion World Wonder Ring Stardom, where she was a former three-time Artist of Stardom Champion and Goddess of Stardom Champion.

  16. Yoshiyuki Shinoda

    Yoshiyuki Shinoda
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    association football managerassociation football player
    Biography

    Yoshiyuki Shinoda is a former Japanese football player and manager.

  17. Akinori Nakayama

    Akinori Nakayama
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    artistic gymnast
    Biography

    Akinori Nakayama is a Japanese gymnast and Olympic gold medalist. Nakayama was born in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, and is a graduate of Chukyo University in Nagoya. Nakayama is one of only two gymnasts to become an Olympic Champion in rings twice, the first to do so being Albert Azaryan.

  18. Shigeru Kasamatsu

    Shigeru Kasamatsu
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    artistic gymnast
    Biography

    Shigeru Kasamatsu is a retired Japanese artistic gymnast. He competed at the 1972 Olympics and won a gold medal with the Japanese team. Individually he won a silver on parallel bars and bronze medals on the floor and horizontal bar. Kasamatsu won six world titles in 1974 and 1978. The Kasamatsu vault is named after him. In 2006, he was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame. His wife Kazue Hanyu and son Akihiro Kasamatsu are also retired Olympic gymnasts.

  19. Akihiko Nakamura

    Akihiko Nakamura
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    athletics competitor
    Biography

    Akihiko Nakamura is a Japanese decathlete. He competed in the 400 m hurdles at the 2012 Summer Olympics, but was disqualified in the heats. At the 2016 Rio Games he placed 22nd in the decathlon. Nakamura won several medals on continental level in heptathlon and decathlon.

  20. Ryota Nakamura

    Ryota Nakamura
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Ryota Nakamura, nicknamed Azuki, is a Japanese football player. He plays for Blaublitz Akita.

  21. Rumi Suizu

    Rumi Suizu
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Rumi Suizu is a Japanese former competitive figure skater. She is the 2007 Japan Junior champion and placed 5th at the 2007 World Junior Championships. She won five ISU Junior Grand Prix medals.

  22. Hideto Nakane

    Hideto Nakane
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    sport cyclist
    Biography

    Hideto Nakane is a Japanese professional road racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam EF Education–EasyPost.

  23. Kenzo Nambu

    Kenzo Nambu
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Kenzo Nambu is a Japanese football player. He plays for Rayong in the Thai League 2.