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Yoshimi Ueda (Japan)
Born on June 28, 1906, in Tokyo, Japan.
Passed away on November 09, 1996, at the age of 90.

Enshrined as a contributor in the FIBA Hall of Fame on March 01, 2007.


  • Player of the Tokyo Shoka University from 1928 to 1934, winning 2 All-Japan Championships
  • Director of International Relations of the Japan Basketball Association: 1954-1969
  • Member of the Japanese Olympic Committee: since 1959
  • Member of the FIBA Central Board: 1959-1989
  • One of the original members who contributed to the foundation of the Asian Basketball Confederation (current FIBA Asia) in 1960
  • Member of the Central Board of the Asian Basketball Confederation: 1960-1989
  • General Director of the Basketball Competitions in the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games: 1963-1964

Distinctions & Recognitions

  • FIBA Order of Merit in 1994