To Our Friends in Wrestling Around the world

By William May
(Japan Amateur Wrestling Federation, Public Information Committee


TOKYO (October 13) – Results from the 55kg category at the women’s wrestling world championships at Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo:

55kg (23 entries)

Championship final
Saori Yoshida (JPN) df. Tatyana Lazareva (UKR) by injury default, 2P=1:03

Third-place finals
Anna Zwirydowska (POL) df. Brittanee Laverdure (CAN), 2-0 (1-0, 3-0)
Tatiana Padilla (USA) df. Ana Maria Pavel (ROU) by fall, 3P=0:58

Saori Yoshida (JPN) df. Brittanee Laverdure (CAN) by fall, 1P=0:23
Tatyana Lazareva (UKR) df. Tatiana Padilla (USA), 2-0 (2-1, 3-1)

Anna Zwirydowska (POL) df. Devi Kamlesh (IND), 2-0 (3-1, 3-2)
Natalia Smirnova (RUS) df. Nurzat Shailobaeva (KGZ) by fall, 1P=1:23
Ana Maria Pavel (ROU) df. Natalia Smirnova (RUS), 2-0 (1x-1=last point, 3-0)

Brittanee Laverdure (CAN) df. Otgonjargala Naidan (MGL), 2-1 (0-1, 1x-1, 1-0)
Saori Yoshida (JPN) df. Anna Zwirydowska (POL) by fall, 1P=0:40
Tatiana Padilla (USA) df. Tatsiana Hruhoryeva (BLR) by fall, 1P=1:53
Tatyana Lazareva (UKR) df. Ana Maria Pavel (ROU), 2-1 (0-2, 1-0, 1-0)

First round (Round of 16)
Otgonjargala Naidan (MGL) df. Wanga Mobunga (COD) by fall, 1P=1:05
Brittanee Laverdure (CAN) v Sun Dongmei (CHN), 2-0 (1-0, 1-0)
Saori Yoshida (JPN) df. Devi Kamlesh (IND) by fall, 1P=0:20
Anna Zwirydowska (POL) df. Valentina Minguzzi (ITA), 2-0 (2-0, 2-0)
Tatsiana Hruhoryeva (BLR) df. Zeynep Yildirim (TUR) by fall, 1P
Tatiana Padilla (USA) df. Enid Rivera Valezquez (PUR) by fall, 2P=1:08
Ana Maria Pavel (ROU) df. Aynur Artikbaeva (UZB) by fall, 1P=1:33
Tatyana Lazareva (UKR) df. Natalia Smirnova (RUS), 2-0 (7-1, 3-0)

Preliminary matches (7 matches)
Zeynep Yildirim (TUR) df. Lee Chiu-ping (TPE), 2-0 (1-0, 2x-2=big point)
Enid Rivera Valezquez (PUR) df. Nadya Gradyuk (AZE) by fall, 1P=1:23
Tatiana Padilla (USA) df. Sofia Poumpouridou (GRE), 2-0 (4-1, 1-0)
Ana Maria Pavel (ROU) df. Tran Thi Hanh (VIE), 2-0 (6-0, 7-0)
Aynur Artikbaeva (UZB) df. Jacira Francisco Mendoca (GBS) by fall, 2P
Natalia Smirnova (RUS) df. Meruert Dymbayeva (KAZ), 2-0 (8-1, 7-0)
Tatyana Lazareva (UKR) df. Nurzat Shailobaeva (KGZ) by fall, 1P=1:12


TOKYO (October 13) – Results in the 72kg category at the women’s wrestling world championships at Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo:

72kg (15 entries)

Championship final
Stanka Zlateva (BUL) df. Hong Yan (CHN), 2-0 (2-1, 4-0)

Third-place finals
Kyoko Hamaguchi (JPN) df. Burmaa Ochirbat (MGL), 2-1 (0-1, 1-0, 1-0)
Ohenewa Akuffo (CAN) df. Alena Starodubtseva (RUS), 2-0 (1-0, 1-0)

Hong Yan (CHN) df. Kyoko Hamaguchi (JPN), 2-0 (4-1, 1x-1=last)
Stanka Zlateva (BUL) df. Alena Starodubtseva (RUS), 2-0 (1-0, 2-0)

Burmaa Ochirbat (MGL) df. Marina Gastl (AUT), 2-0 (3-0, 3-0)
Ohenewa Akuffo (CAN) df. Elena Mudrag (ROU), 2-0 (7-0, 1-0)

Hong Yan (CHN) df. Burmaa Ochirbat (MGL), 2-1 (6-0, 0-2, 1-0)
Kyoko Hamaguchi (JPN) df. Natallia Shynkarova (BLR), 2-0 (1-0, 2-1)
Alena Starodubtseva (RUS) df. Jaresmit Weffer (VEN) by injury default, 1P=1:30
Stanka Zlateva (BUL) df. Ohenewa Akuffo (CAN), 2-0 (1-0, 1-0)

Preliminary matches (7 matches)
Hong Yan (CHN) df. Marina Gastl (AUT) by fall, 1P
Natallia Shynkarova (BLR) df. Maria-Louiza Vrioni (GRE), 2-0 (1-0, 1x-1=last point)
Kyoko Hamaguchi (JPN) df. Stephany Lee (USA) by fall, 2P=1:26
Alena Starodubtseva (RUS) df Annabelle Ali Laure (CMR), 2-0 (1-0, 2-0)
Jaresmit Weffer (VEN) df. Anmol (IND) by fall, 1P=1:01
Ohenewa Akuffo (CAN) df. Svitlana Saienko (UKR), 2-0 (3-0, 1-0)
Stanka Zlateva (BUL) df. Elena Mudrag (ROU) by fall, 2P=1:01