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USA, Sweden, Japan, China, and Cuba all win Gold in Women’s Freestyle Wrestling at Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018

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STORY HEADLINE: USA, SWEDEN, JAPAN, CHINA, AND CUBA ALL WIN GOLD IN WOMEN’S FREESTYLE WRESTLING AT YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES  BUENOS AIRES 2018

DATE: 13 October, 2018

LOCATION: Buenos Aires, Argentina

LANGUAGE: English, Swedish, Japanese, Chinese. Spanish

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Women’s Freestyle Wrestling took centre stage in the Asia Pavilion of the Youth Olympic Park on Saturday at Buenos Aires 2018.

The United States picked up the first gold medal of the session with Emily Shilson winning in the 43 kg category. The 17 year old beat India’s Simran Simran with the judges awarding Victory by Points – with points scored by the opponent. Bronze went to Shahana Nazarova from Azerbaijan.

Sweden’s Emma Malmgren beat Uzbekistan’s Shokhida Akhmedova in the 49kg Gold Medal Match. Malmgren, who’s 17, was awarded Victory by Fall with the pair level on points at the end of their match. Natalia Varakina of Belarus won bronze.

In the 57kg category, Japan’s Noraka Ozaki won gold, beating Hungary’s Anna Szel. Victory for the 15 year old was by Technical Superiority – without points scored by the opponent.

China’s Xinru Zhou won in the 65kg. Zhou, who is 17, beat Ukraine’s Oksana Chudyk, also by Technical Superiority – without points scored by the opponent.

In the final match-up of the day in Women’s Freestyle Wrestling, Cuba’s Milaimys Marin- Potrille prevailed. The 17-year-old beat Argentina’s Linda Machuca with the judges awarding Victory by Fall.

 

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