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Kiyomi Kato (wrestler)

Kiyomi Kato (加藤 喜代美, Katō Kiyomi, born March 8, 1948) is a retired Japanese flyweight freestyle wrestler. He won a gold medal at the 1972 Olympics and a silver medal at the 1970 Asian Games and placed sixth at the 1971 World Wrestling Championships.

Kiyomi Kato
Kiyomi Kato vs Mohammad Ghorbani 1972.jpg
Kato (left) vs. Ghorbani at the 1972 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1948-08-20) August 20, 1948 (age 70)
Asahikawa, Japan[1]
Height163 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Weight52 kg (115 lb)
Sport
SportFreestyle wrestling
ClubSanshin Electronics Corporation

Kato lost to Mohammad Ghorbani at the 1970 Asian Games, but took revenge at the 1972 Olympics.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Kiyomi Kato. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Kiyomi Kato. iat.uni-leipzig.de