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, by beating Sushil Kumar of India in the finals of the 66 kg Men's Freestyle Wrestling.

Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu
Olympic Freestyle Wrestling at Excel - 66kg Gold Medal Match.jpg
Yonemitsu at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Medal record
Men's freestyle wrestling
Representing  Japan
Olympic Games
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.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SDF Personnel Who Are Active on the World Stage" (PDF). August 12, 2012.
  2. ^ "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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