Japanese rugby player Akio Ueda has passed away on July 23, 2015 at his home in Tokyo.
He was a former director of Keio University rugby.
Mr. Ueda was also active as a newscaster.
The cause of his death was an incurable disease called Amyloidosis.
Ueda was also selected to the Japan representative career, as scrum half.
After taking office to his alma mater of Keio coach, the 1985 fiscal won the national college championship, and became the first in Japan to beat Toyota car of society in Japan Championship.
Ueda died at age 62 in July 2015.