Yuki Takahashi (wrestler)

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Yuki Takahashi
Wrestler Yuki Takahashi 2018.jpg
Takahashi at the 2018 Asian Games
Personal information
Native name高橋裕紀
Birth nameYuki Takahashi
Nationality Japan
Born (1993-11-29) 29 November 1993 (age 27)[1]
Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan[1]
Height159 cm (5 ft 3 in)[1]
Sport
Country Japan
SportWrestling
Weight class57 kg
Event(s)Freestyle
Coached byMasanori Ohashi (club)
Kenji Inoue (national)[1]
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Men's freestyle wrestling
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2017 Paris 57 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Budapest 57 kg
Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Jakarta 57 kg
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2017 New Delhi 57 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2020 New Delhi 57 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Xi'an 57 kg
Olympic Qualification Tournament
Gold medal – first place 2021 Sofia 57 kg
Japan National Championships
Gold medal – first place 2020 Tokyo 57 kg
Silver medal – second place 2019 Tokyo 57 kg
Gold medal – first place 2018 Tokyo 57 kg
Gold medal – first place 2017 Tokyo 57 kg
Gold medal – first place 2016 Tokyo 57 kg
Youth Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2010 Singapore 54 kg

Yuki Takahashi (高橋 侑希, Takahashi Yūki, born 29 November 1993) is a Japanese freestyle wrestler who currently competes at 57 kilograms.[2] In 2017, Takahashi became the World Champion and the Asian Champion, also medaling at both events in the next editions.[3] He is currently expected to represent Japan at the 2020 Summer Olympics after claiming gold at the 2021 Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Yuki Takahashi. asiangames2018.id
  2. ^ "Yuki Takahashi". The Japan Times. Retrieved 2021-07-27.
  3. ^ Author, No (2017-08-26). "Takahashi wins 57-kg gold". The Japan Times. Retrieved 2021-07-27.
  4. ^ Eric. "Takahashi Tops Rio Silver Medalist Higuchi in Playoff for Olympic 57kg Ticket". United World Wrestling. Retrieved 2021-07-27.