Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu

Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu (米満 達弘, Yonemitsu Tatsuhiro, born August 5, 1986 in Yamanashi Prefecture) is a Japanese wrestler. He won a gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, beating Sushil Kumar of India in the finals of the 66 kg Men's Freestyle Wrestling.[1]

Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu
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Yonemitsu at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Medal record
Men's freestyle wrestling
Representing  Japan
Olympic Games
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Gold medal – first place 2012 London 66 kg
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2011 Istanbul 66 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Herning 66 kg
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2010 Guangzhou 66 kg
Asian Championships
Silver medal – second place 2009 Pattaya 66 kg

He is Second lieutenant in the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force.[2]



  1. ^ wrestling medals at the Olympics - From KD Jadhav to Sakshi Malik Olympics.com. Retrieved 6 August 2021
  2. ^ "SDF Personnel Who Are Active on the World Stage" (PDF). August 12, 2012.
  3. ^ "東京スポーツ プロレス大賞:選考経過(2000~2009)". Tokyo Sports (in Japanese). Retrieved December 16, 2017.

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