Hitomi Obara

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

References[edit]

  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
Wrestling
48kg Freestyle - Women

2012
Succeeded by
current