Yushu Kitano (北野 祐秀 Kitano Yūshū, 14 April 1930 – 27 February 2016) was a Japanese freestyle wrestler. He won silver medals at the 1952 Olympics, 1954 World Championships and 1954 Asian Games. In retirement he worked as a wrestling coach and in this capacity attended the 1960 Olympics. In 2016, he died of a heart attack, aged 85.
Kitano (center) at the 1952 Olympics
|Born||14 April 1930|
Osaka Prefecture, Japan
|Died||27 February 2016 (aged 85)|
Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
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