Excitement is building for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janiero, where Keio students and alumni will again represent Japan, just as they have for nearly a century. With one of Japan's oldest and most outstanding athletics traditions, Keio is proud to support its athletes as they set out on their Olympic journeys. At Keio, sports is about much more than athletic achievement and has always focused on building character through sportsmanship.
Since Japan first sent a team to the Olympics in 1912, the Keio University Athletic Association has produced many Olympians in a multitude of events. Follow the timeline below to trace Keio's history with the Olympics.