To Our Friends in Wrestling Around the world

By Ikuo Higuchi

(Japan Amateur Wrestling Federation, Public Information Committee

Six best wrestlers will participate the Women's World Cup
 The first annual Women's World Cup will be held in Levallois, France, on 3-4 November. The Japan Women's Wrestling Federation will send the best member, that is to say the same wrestlers with that of the World Championships, to the competition and will aim to the champion of the World.

 Off course, the fedaration understand the World Championships will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 22-25 November. But Since the second wrestler's team couldn't win at the Asian Championships in Ulan-Bator, Mongolia, on June, the fedarition decided to send the best team.

 The member is as follows:

Team leader and Head coach : Akira Suzuki (Japan Beverage)
Coach : Ryo Kanehama (Japan Beverage)
46kg : Misato Shimizu (Japan Beverage)
51kg : Hitomi Sakamoto (Chukyo Women's University)
56kg : Seiko Yamamoto (Nihon University)
62kg : Rena Iwama (Chukyo Women's University)
68kg : Mimi Sugawara (Kokushikan University)
75kg : Kyoko Hamaguchi (Hamaguchi Gym)