Wrestling: Yoshida anticipating to continue on to Tokyo 2020

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21:00 1 Sep 2016

OSAKA, Sept. 1, Kyodo

Three-time Olympic champion Saori Yoshida voiced her enterprise to make another Games coming in freestyle wrestling in 4 years time when a Olympics come to Japan.

Yoshida, who succumbed to American Helen Maroulis in a startle women’s freestyle 53-kilogram final defeat, missed a possibility to join compatriot Kaori Icho in holding 4 uninterrupted Olympic titles in Rio de Janeiro final month. But on Thursday she pronounced a Tokyo 2020 Games will be an arise too large to miss.

“I’ll take time and consider,” Yoshida said. “I’d substantially have pronounced I’d quit (if a subsequent Games was not in Tokyo). There will never be an event like this and I’d like to take partial if I’m able.”

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