Three Japanese wrestlers claim gold at Asian championships

More Sports Apr 19, 2021

Three Japanese wrestlers claim gold at Asian championships

The Asian Wrestling Championships wrapped up in Kazakhstan on Sunday, with three Japanese athletes topping the podium during the six-day tournament. The competition at Almaty's Baluan Sholak Palace of Culture and Sports served as an important warmup for this summer's Tokyo Olympic Games following the ...

Takuto Otoguro advances to final at worlds

More Sports Oct 22, 2018

Takuto Otoguro advances to final at worlds

Takuto Otoguro advanced to the World Wrestling Championships finals on Sunday, setting up the chance to become Japan's youngest male world champion. Otoguro defeated Russia's Akhmed Chakaev 15-10 in the men's 65-kg weight class on the second day of action at Budapest Sports Arena. The 19-year-old ...