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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(s) 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 Status Team Pos Details
2004 Summer Olympics Wrestling Lightweight, Freestyle, Women Olympic 1 Gold Representing Japan    
2008 Summer Olympics Wrestling Lightweight, Freestyle, Women Olympic 1 Gold Representing Japan    
2012 Summer Olympics Wrestling Lightweight, Freestyle, Women Olympic 1 Gold Representing Japan    
2016 Summer Olympics Wrestling Featherweight, Freestyle, Women Olympic 2 Silver Representing Japan    

Other participations

Games Role Details
2012 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony Representing Japan    
2012 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Closing Ceremony Representing Japan    

Special Notes

Research notes

Yoshikatsu Yoshida (59126) is not her father. Her father Eikatsu Yoshida, 4th in the Worlds in 1973, died on 11 March 2014 in Tsu, Mie.

Created: Martin Kellner at January 02, 2015 00:30, Last edited: Martin Kellner at January 02, 2015 00:30