Kaori Icho

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Kaori Icho
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Icho in 2008 Summer Olympics
Medal record
Women's wrestling
Representing  Japan
Event 1st 2nd 3rd
Olympic Games 4
World Championships 10
Asian Games 1 1
Golden Grand Prix Ivan Yarygin 1
Summer Olympics
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens 63 kg
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing 63 kg
Gold medal – first place 2012 London 63 kg
Gold medal – first place 2016 Rio de Janeiro 58 kg
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2002 Chalkida 63 kg
Gold medal – first place 2003 New York 63 kg
Gold medal – first place 2005 Budapest 63 kg
Gold medal – first place 2006 Guangzhou 63 kg
Gold medal – first place 2007 Baku 63 kg
Gold medal – first place 2010 Moscow 63 kg
Gold medal – first place 2011 Istanbul 63 kg
Gold medal – first place 2013 Budapest 63 kg
Gold medal – first place 2014 Tashkent 58 kg
Gold medal – first place 2015 Las Vegas 58 kg
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2006 Doha 63 kg
Silver medal – second place 2002 Busan 63 kg
Golden Grand Prix Ivan Yarygin
Silver medal – second place 2016 Krasnoyarsk 58 kg

Kaori Icho (伊調 馨 Icho Kaori?, born 13 June 1984) is a Japanese freestyle wrestler. She is a ten-time world champion and four-time Olympic champion, winning gold in 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016. She was undefeated between 2003 and 2016. Chiharu Icho is Kaori's elder sister. On 29 January 2016 at the Golden Grand Prix Ivan Yarygin 2016 she lost to Orkhon Purevdorzh of Mongolia. This was her first loss after a long domination.[1]

She is the first female in any sport to win individual-event gold at four consecutive Olympics.[2]

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