Tsutomu Fujimura

Tsutomu Fujimura (藤村 勉, Fujimura Tsutomu, born March 28, 1982 in Hikari, Yamaguchi) is an amateur Japanese Greco-Roman wrestler, who competes in the men's welterweight category.[1][2] He won a bronze medal in his weight category at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.[3] Fujimura is a member of the wrestling team for The Self-Defence Forces of Japan, under his personal coach Masaki Iimuro, and also, an economics graduate at Tokuyama University.[1]

Tsutomu Fujimura
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r Spc. Justin Lester, right, grapples with Japan's Tsutomu Fujimura , 2011
Personal information
Nationality Japan
Born (1982-03-28) 28 March 1982 (age 39)
Hikari, Yamaguchi, Japan
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8+12 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
Sport
SportWrestling
Event(s)Greco-Roman
ClubThe Self-Defence Forces of
Japan[1]
Coached byMasaki Iimuro[1]
Medal record

Fujimura represented Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where he competed for the men's 66 kg class. He received a bye for the preliminary round of sixteen match, before losing out to U.S. wrestler Justin Lester, who was able to score three points each in two straight periods, leaving Fujimura with only a single point.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Tsutomu Fujimura". London 2012. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Tsutomu Fujimura". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Iranian Abdvali wins men's Greco-Roman 66kg wrestling at Asiad". Xinhua News Agency. 21 November 2010. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  4. ^ "Men's 66kg Greco-Roman Round of 16 Finals". London 2012. Archived from the original on 2013-04-11. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  5. ^ Warsinskey, Tim (7 August 2012). "London Olympics: Justin Lester wins first-round match in Greco-Roman wrestling". Cleveland News. Retrieved 7 February 2013.

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