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Shunichiro Okano
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Personal information
Full nameShunichiro Okano
Date of birth28 August 1931(1931-08-28)
Place of birthTokyo, Japan
Date of death2 February 2017(2017-02-02) (aged 85)
Place of deathTokyo, Japan
Playing positionForward (retired)
National team
Teams managed
In this Japanese name, the family name is Okano.

Shunichiro Okano (岡野 俊一郎 Okano Shunichiro?, 28 August 1931 – 2 February 2017) was a Japanese professional athlete. He was best known as an association football player. He played for the Japanese national team.[1]

Okano was coach of the Japanese football team at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo in 1964. He won a bronze medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.[2]

In 1990, Okano became a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).[2] After his retirement in 2011, he was granted honorary IOC membership status.[3]

Okano died from lung cancer on 2 February 2017 at a Tokyo hospital. He was 85.[4]

International career statistics

Japan national team
1955[1] 2 0
Total 2 0

Related pages


  1. 1.0 1.1, 岡野 俊一郎 (Shunichiro Okano); retrieved 2012-7-26.
  2. 2.0 2.1, Shun-ichiro Okano; retrieved 2012-7-26.
  3., Factsheet, p. 3; retrieved 2012-7-26.
  4. Ex-JFA chief, IOC member Okano dies at 85