Freestyle Wrestler Kawai Wins Another Olympic Gold for Japan
13:25 GMT 05.08.2021 (Updated: 14:00 GMT 05.08.2021)
© REUTERS / PIROSCHKA VAN DE WOUWRisako Kawai of Japan celebrates after winning gold against Iryna Kurachkina of Belarus.
© REUTERS / PIROSCHKA VAN DE WOUW
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Earlier in the day, Ivet Goranova from Bulgaria defeated Anzhelika Terliuga of Ukraine in women’s -55kg karate kumite final and took the gold medal, while France’s Steven da Costa won the men’s karata kumita tournament in -67kg category.
Freestyle wrestler Risako Kawai won another Olympic gold for Japan after defeating Iryna Kurachkina from Belarus in the final of women’s -57kg weight category on Thursday.
Bronze medals went to wrestlers from Bulgaria and the United States.