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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 ...

Takahashi wins 57-kg gold

More Sports Aug 26, 2017

Takahashi wins 57-kg gold

Yuki Takahashi defeated Thomas Gilman of the United States 6-0 to win the men's 57-kg freestyle final at the world wrestling championships on Friday for Japan's first freestyle gold in 36 years. The 23-year-old reigning Asian champion and 2016 national champion was appearing in his ...

More Sports Sep 9, 2014

Takahashi drops third-place match at wrestling worlds

Yuki Takahashi missed out on Japan's first medal at the World Wrestling Championships, losing to Iran's Hassan Rahimi in the men's 57 kg third-place match on Monday. The 20-year-old Takahashi lost to North Korea's Yang Kyong Il in the quarterfinals and moved to the repechage, ...