Ota captures silver in 59-kg Greco-Roman

Olympics / Summer Olympics / Wrestling Aug 16, 2016

Ota captures silver in 59-kg Greco-Roman

Shinobu Ota managed a silver medal but was no match against reigning world champion Ismael Borrero Molina of Cuba in the men's Greco-Roman 59-kg final at the Rio Olympics on Sunday. The 22-year-old Ota, who finished second at the 2014 Asian Championships in Astana and ...

Wrestlers Takatani, Higuchi, Ota qualify for Rio Games

More Sports Mar 18, 2016

Wrestlers Takatani, Higuchi, Ota qualify for Rio Games

Sosuke Takatani, Rei Higuchi and Shinobu Ota all secured berths for this summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics in men's wrestling after advancing to the finals in the Asian qualifying tournament on Friday. Takatani, second at the world championships in 2014, suffered right-knee ligament damage in ...