Makoto Fukui

Makoto Fukui (福井 誠, Fukui Makoto, February 28, 1940 – 1992) was a Japanese freestyle swimmer. He was part of the Japanese teams that won Olympic medals in 1960 and 1964, and set three world records in the 4 × 200 m freestyle relay in 1959 and 1963. At the 1960 Olympics Fukui also reached the final of the individual 400 m event.[1] He was the flag bearer for Japan at the 1964 Olympics.

Makoto Fukui
Makoto Fukui (right) in 1964
Personal information
Born(1940-02-28)February 28, 1940
Shimane Prefecture, Japan
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight71 kg (157 lb)


  1. "Makoto Fukui". Sports-Reference.

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