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Watch Japanese call of Kaori Icho's win over Valeria Koblova

Kaori Icho of Japan became the first wrestler to win four gold medals in Olympic history. Watch the match called by Japanese broadcasters.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rio Olympics: Japan dominates the mat; India wins first medal in Rio

In wrestling, Japan had a great day on the mat as they sweeped three gold medals in Wednesday’s competitions. In the 48 kg category, three-time world champion Eri Tosaka of Japan beat Mariya Stadnik of Azerbaijan, 3-1 for gold. Elitsa Yankova won bronze after defeating Argentina’s Patricia Alejandra Bermudez, 3-1. And Sun Yanan of China beat her opponent, Zhuldyz Eshimova...
Via Excelle Sports
7 days ago

Kaori Icho wins fourth straight gold medal in wrestling

Japan's Kaori Icho made history by becoming the first wrestler ever to win four gold medals. And this one came in the most dramatic fashion possible, with the winning score coming in the final seconds of the match.
Via CSN Chicago
7 days ago

Kaori Icho becomes first wrestler to ever win four gold medals

Kaori Icho emerged victorious from a thrilling gold medal match to win her fourth straight Olympic title. With the win, Icho has become the first wrestler to ever win four Olympic gold medals. She is also the first female in any sport to win individual-event gold at four Olympics. In the 58kg gold medal match with Russia's Valeria Koblova, Icho found herself in an unfamiliar position...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kaori Icho advances to 58kg Gold Medal Match with tech fall

Kaori Icho moved within one win of a fourth straight gold medal after racking up a victory by technical fall over Azerbaijan's Yuliya Ratkevich in the women's 58kg wrestling semifinals.
Via CSN Chicago
7 days ago

Kaori Icho eyes historic fourth gold medal on Day 4 of wrestling

On Monday, Greco-Roman wrestler Mijain Lopez won his third consecutive Olympic title. It moved him into a tie for most gold medals all-time in wrestling. But his status at the top may only last two days. On Wednesday, Kaori Icho will attempt to win a record fourth straight Olympic title. Ever since women's wrestling was added to the Olympic program in 2004, the Japanese star has...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Japan's Kaori Icho cruises to 10th world title

LAS VEGAS (AP) Japanese wrestler Kaori Icho made it look as though winning her 10th world title was a breeze. Americans Helen Maroulis and Adeline Gray were nearly as dominant in giving the U.S. its first two gold medals of the world championships. Icho cruised to her 10th world title Thursday night, joining teammate Saori Yoshida (13) as the only women with double-digit titles...
Via Associated Press
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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