Icho in 2008 Summer Olympics
|2004 Athens||63 kg|
|2008 Beijing||63 kg|
|2012 London||63 kg|
|2016 Rio de Janeiro||58 kg|
|2002 Chalkida||63 kg|
|2003 New York||63 kg|
|2005 Budapest||63 kg|
|2006 Guangzhou||63 kg|
|2007 Baku||63 kg|
|2010 Moscow||63 kg|
|2011 Istanbul||63 kg|
|2013 Budapest||63 kg|
|2014 Tashkent||58 kg|
|2015 Las Vegas||58 kg|
|2006 Doha||63 kg|
|2002 Busan||63 kg|
|Golden Grand Prix Ivan Yarygin|
|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.
She is the first female in any sport to win individual-event gold at four consecutive Olympics.
Championships and accomplishments
- Profile at DatabaseOlympics.com
- "Icho, Hamada Roll While Tsargush, 'Gazi' Rocked at Yarygin Grand Prix". wrestrus.ru. Retrieved January 29, 2015.
- "Wrestler Kaori Icho makes history with fourth straight gold". BBC Sport. 17 August 2016. Retrieved 17 August 2016.
- オカダ・カズチカが２年連続「プロレス大賞」ＭＶＰ！２５年ぶりの快挙. Tokyo Sports (in Japanese). December 10, 2013. Retrieved December 9, 2013.
- 【プロレス大賞：レスリング特別表彰】登坂、吉田、浜田、伊調の４人娘が受賞. Tokyo Sports (in Japanese). December 9, 2014. Retrieved December 9, 2014.
- 【プロレス大賞】レスリング特別表彰受賞の吉田沙保里「目標はリオ五輪金メダル、４連覇」. Tokyo Sports (in Japanese). December 8, 2015. Retrieved December 8, 2015.
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