Hitomi Obara

Hitomi Obara née Sakamoto (小原 日登美, Obara Hitomi, 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]

Hitomi Obara
Hitomi Obara London 2012.jpg
Obara at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Medal record
Women's wrestling
Representing  Japan
Olympic Games
Olympic rings.svg
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

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Olympics: Obara out of retirement to win wrestling gold". The Times Of India. Retrieved 2012-08-08.
  2. ^ "東京スポーツ プロレス大賞:選考経過(2000~2009)". Tokyo Sports (in Japanese). Retrieved 2017-12-16.
  3. ^ "東京スポーツ プロレス大賞(2010~)". Tokyo Sports (in Japanese). Retrieved 2017-12-16.

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