Hitomi Obara

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Hitomi Obara
Medal record
Women's wrestling
Competitor for  Japan
Olympic Games
Gold 2012 London 48 kg
World Championships
Gold 2000 Sofia 51 kg
Gold 2001 Sofia 51 kg
Gold 2005 Budapest 51 kg
Gold 2006 Guangzhou 51 kg
Gold 2007 Baku 51 kg
Gold 2008 Tokyo 51 kg
Gold 2010 Moscow 48 kg
Gold 2011 Istanbul 48 kg
Asian Games
Bronze 2010 Guangzhou 48 kg
Asian Championships
Gold 2000 Seoul 51 kg
Gold 2005 Wuhan 51 kg

Hitomi Obara née Sakamoto (born January 4, 1981) is a female wrestler from Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan. She is Captain in the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. On 8 August 2012, Obara won the women's 48kg freestyle wrestling gold in her first Olympic Games at London's Excel Arena.[1]


  1. ^ "Olympics: Obara out of retirement to win wrestling gold". The Times Of India. Retrieved 2012-08-08. 

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Olympic Games
Preceded by
Carol Huynh (CAN)
Olympic Champion
48kg Freestyle - Women

Succeeded by