HAMBURG (Kyodo) Tomoko Fukumi stunned Romania’s Beijing Olympic gold medalist Alina Dumitru to win the women’s 48-kg final at the Grand Prix Hamburg meet on Saturday.
Fukumi won on a referee’s decision after the match was still tied after a “golden score” on a day that saw three Japanese female wrestlers prevail at the two-day event in northern Germany.
In the 63-kg final, Yoshie Ueno followed up her Grand Slam Paris victory earlier this month by toppling Dutchwoman Elisabeth Willeboordse while Beijing Olympic bronze medalist Misato Nakamura emerged victorious in the 52-kg final against China’s He Hongmei
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