Wrestler Eri Tosaka sidelined with knee, ankle injuries

More Sports Oct 17, 2017

Wrestler Eri Tosaka sidelined with knee, ankle injuries

Olympic wrestling gold medalist Eri Tosaka will be out of action for around three months after suffering ligament damage in her left knee and ankle, the Japan Wrestling Federation's development director Kazuhito Sakae confirmed Tuesday. Tosaka, who won the women's 48-kg freestyle at the 2016 ...

Wrestler Tosaka sidelined by toe surgery

More Sports Jan 6, 2017

Wrestler Tosaka sidelined by toe surgery

Women's 48-kg Olympic freestyle wrestling gold medalist Eri Tosaka underwent endoscopic surgery on the base of her left big toe, Shigakkan University wrestling team coach Kazuhito Sakae said Friday. According to Sakae, the three-time reigning world champion, who won gold in Rio de Janeiro in ...

More Sports Mar 4, 2016

World championships finalists to be seeded at Rio Games

The finalists from the world championships last September will be seeded at this summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, United World Wrestling announced Thursday. The decision will boost women's 53-kg division World champion Saori Yoshida, aiming for her fourth straight Olympic gold, as well as Kaori ...

Tosaka, Watari collect wrestling golds

More Sports | ASIAN GAMES Sep 27, 2014

Tosaka, Watari collect wrestling golds

by Dave Hueston

Two-time defending world champion Eri Tosaka led a sweep of top podium spots in the women's freestyle, beating China's Sun Yanan in the women's 48-kg final on the opening day of the wrestling competition at the Asian Games Saturday. Tosaka, who uncharacteristically admitted to struggling ...