|Search for Ryoko Tani|
Date of Birth: Sept. 6, 1975
Hometown: Fukuoka, Japan
Current Residence: Fukuoka, Japan
Weight Class: Women's 48 kg
College: Teikyo University
Coach: Tatsuya Deguchi
Club: Toyota Motors
Previous Olympics: 2000 - 1st; 1996 - 2nd; 1992 - 2nd.
World Championships: 6-time defending champion.
National Championships: Won 13 straight titles.
2004 Qualifying: Qualified at All-Japan women's championships on April 11, 2004.
World rank: 1st through June 19.
Other career highlights: Married to Orix BlueWave outfielder Yoshitomo Tani, who will be on Japan's baseball team in Athens.
|Results: Ryoko Tani|
|Gold||Women's -48kg||Athens 2004|
|Bronze||Women's -48kg||Beijing 2008|