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Saori Yoshida

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 3
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 4
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameSaori•Yoshida
Used nameSaori•Yoshida
Original name吉田•沙保里
Born5 October 1982 in Tsu, Mie (JPN)
Measurements157 cm / 55 kg
AffiliationsHigh School Wrestling Club Hisai/Sogho Security Services
NOC Japan

Biography

Saori Yoshida had the following finishes at major championships – 2002 World Championship: 55.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 2003 World Championship: 55.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 2005 World Championship: 55.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 2007 World Championship: 55.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 2002 Asian Games: 55.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 2006 Asian Games: 55.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 2004 Asian Championship: 55.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 2005 Asian Championship: 55.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 2007 Asian Championship: 55.0 kg. Freestyle (1st).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2004 Summer Olympics Wrestling JPN Saori Yoshida
Lightweight, Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 1 Gold
2008 Summer Olympics Wrestling JPN Saori Yoshida
Lightweight, Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 1 Gold
2012 Summer Olympics Wrestling JPN Saori Yoshida
Lightweight, Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 1 Gold
2016 Summer Olympics Wrestling JPN Saori Yoshida
Featherweight, Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 2 Silver

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
2012 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Closing Ceremony JPN Saori Yoshida
2012 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony JPN Saori Yoshida

Special Notes