Well, IJF Media asked Japanese -73kg Olympic Champion ONO Shohei a couple of questions about his food habits. Check out his answers.
What do you eat when you are cutting weight?
OS: “I mainly have a diet composed of fruits and light snacks.”
What do you eat on the day of the competition?
OS: “Mostly, I snack on bananas and sweets. And also, ‘Castella’, which is a popular Japanese sponge cake, originally brought to Japan by Portuguese merchants in the 16th century, or Baumkuchen, a cake from Germany, very popular in Japan.”
What do you eat when you’re in training?
OS: “Then I eat a lot of noodles and rice.”
What is your favorite food?
OS: “I really like meat, steak in particular.”