Ichiro Ogimura

Born: 25/06/1932
Died: 05/12/1994
Height: 160 cm
Nationality: Japanese 
Style: Right-handed, Penhold
Best WR: 1 (September 1954)

NEWS & ARTICLES ABOUT OGIMURA

Ichiro Ogimura (Japanese: 荻村伊智朗) was born 25 June, 1932 in Itō, Japan.
A former World Ranking leader, Ogimura won 12 gold medals at the World Championships – 5 in team event, three in mixed doubles and twice in singles and doubles events. He was a 5-time Asian champion – twice in team and once in singles, doubles & mixed doubles events. On professional circuit, Ogimura won one singles and two doubles titles. On national level, Ogimura was a 5-time Japanese champion – three times in mixed doubles, twice in doubles and once, in singles event.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

1954 London (Singles & Team) (Doubles)
1955 Utrecht (Team) (Doubles)
1956 Tokyo (Singles, Doubles & Team)
1957 Stockholm (Mixed Doubles & Team) (Singles & Doubles)
1959 Dortmund (Doubles, Mixed Doubles & Team) (Singles)
1961 Beijing (Mixed Doubles) (Team)
1963 Prague (Team)
1965 Ljubljana (Team)

ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

1953 Tokyo (Team)
1960 Mumbai (Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles & Team)

PROFESSIONAL TOUR SINGLES ACCOLADES

1957 English Open
1959 English Open

PROFESSIONAL TOUR DOUBLES ACCOLADES

1957 English Open
1959 English Open

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

1953 Tenri (Singles & Doubles) (Mixed Doubles)
1955 Tokyo (Doubles & Mixed Doubles)
1956 Tokyo (Doubles & Mixed Doubles)
1958 Omiya (Mixed Doubles)
1959 Tokyo (Singles)
1960 Tokyo (Singles)