CHIBA – Japanese wrestler Kenichiro Fumita earned a silver medal after losing to Cuban Luis Orta Sanchez in the men’s Greco-Roman 60-kilogram final at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday.
The 25-year-old Fumita was bidding to become the first Japanese Greco-Roman wrestler to win Olympic gold since Atsuji Miyahara achieved the feat in the men’s 52-kg category at the 1984 Los Angeles Games, but Orta Sanchez beat the 2019 world champion 5-1.
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