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he's been to every summer games for the past five and a half decades make his score music Mexico Munich Montreal Los Angeles Moscow Japan didn't even participate in the Moscow Olympics but I went to see that games sold Barcelona Sydney Athens Beijing London I went to all the games from the beginning to closing ceremony story his first Olympics was in Tokyo when Japan lost tasted in nineteen sixty four and he hopes to live long enough to complete the circle and head back to the Japanese capital in five Hundred Days time or in a show that is it that it will be the culmination of all my years cheering the Olympics because of that I named my more no days Japanese compatriot says the Olympics granddad's Yamada has become one of the most familiar yeah and colorful figures at the games he's regularly followed by television cameras and shared by other firms but it wasn't just a desire to witness the Olympics that led him to attend his first games your Mazda was inspired by a speech the emperor Hirohito gave days university other than the one time in Roman on that on it emperor Hirohito was standing in front of us I was so moved he said I hope Japan will be rebuilt by young power like you this is because Japan was lost off to World War two the emperor was like a call to us at that time I remember that I wanted to do something that's one of the reasons that I go to the Olympic Games the other that that a lot your mother has a vast collection of Sudanese he's acquired over the years and his whole a flag stamps photographs and other items are on display at the gallery in his hometown of non tasty in the west of Japan