To Our Friends in Wrestling Around the world


By William May
(Japan Amateur Wrestling Federation, Public Information Committee
Kyodo World Services, senior sports


    ATHENS (August 26) - Pool pairings involving Japanese entries in the first half of the freestyle wrestling competition August 27-29 at Ano Liossia Olympic Hall:

55 kg (22 entries, 7 pools) - TANABE, Chikara

Pool D
1R - v Namig Abdullayev (AZE)
2R - v Yogeshwar Dutt (IND)
3R - bye

66 kg (21 entries, 7 pools) - IKEMATSU, Kazuhiko

Pool A
1R - bye
2R - v Fred Jessey (NGR)
3R - v Baek Jin-Kuk (KOR)

84 kg (22 entries, 7 pools) - YOKOYAMA, Hidekazu

Pool A
1R - bye
2R - v Majid Khodaei (IRI)
3R - v Anuj Kumar (IND)