Kazuhito Sakae

Kazuhito Sakae (栄 和人, Sakae Kazuhito, born June 19, 1960) is a Japanese wrestling coach and retired wrestler who won several medals in the 62 kg category at the Asian and world level between 1983 and 1989. Remarkably, at the 1983 Asian Wrestling Championships, he won a gold medal in the freestyle wrestling and a silver in the Greco-Roman wrestling.[1][2] After retiring from competitions he worked as a national coach, training Saori Yoshida, Kaori Icho, Hitomi Obara, Chiharu Icho and Eri Tosaka, among others.

Kazuhito Sakae
Saori Yoshida (cropped).jpg
Kazuhito Sakae with Saori Yoshida at the 2008 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1960-06-19) June 19, 1960 (age 61)
Amami, Kagoshima, Japan
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
SportWrestling
Medal record

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Kazuhito Sakae". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020.
  2. ^ Sakae, Kazuhito (JPN). iat.uni-leipzig.de

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