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  • Chiharu ICHO | Athlete

    Chiharu ICHO

    JPN
    | Wrestling Freestyle | 2 Medals
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Kaori Icho on course to make history with five in a row at Tokyo 2020

    Japanese wrestler Kaori Icho is the only woman to have won four consecutive individual Olympic gold medals in the same discipline. A superstar in Japan, she remains undefeated at the Games since women’s freestyle wrestling was included on the programme at Athens 2004, and she intends to continue this run by doing everything she can to rise to challenge number five: victory on home soil at the Tokyo Games!
    25 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Wrestling, Japan, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 12: Kaori Icho’s four out of four; Elaine Thompson is queen of the sprint

    Re-live Wednesday 17 August 2016 in Rio on olympic.org. Japanese wrestler Kaori Icho claimed a first for women: a fourth consecutive gold medal, remaining undefeated at the Olympic Games! Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson achieved the rare 100m/200m double in women’s athletics, and China won a new table tennis Grand Slam.
    17 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • Kaori ICHO | Athlete

    Kaori ICHO

    JPN
    | Wrestling Freestyle | 4 Medals
  • Womens Freestyle 48kg Qual

    Womens Freestyle 48kg Qual

    ATHENS - AUGUST 23: Irini Merleni of Ukraine celebrates after beating Chiharu Icho of Japan at the women's Freestyle wrestling 48 kg qualification round on August 23, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at Ano Liossia Olympic Hall in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Irini Merleni
    Sunday, August 22, 2004 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Womens Freestyle 48kg Medal Ceremony

    Womens Freestyle 48kg Medal Ceremony

    ATHENS - AUGUST 23: (L-R) Angelique Berthenet (bronze) of France, Irini Merleni (gold) of Ukraine and Chiharu Icho (silver) of Japan receive their medals for the women's Freestyle wrestling 48 kg event on August 23, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at Ano Liossia Olympic Hall in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Angelique Berthene;Irini Merleni;Chiharu Icho
    Sunday, August 22, 2004 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Womens Freestyle 48kg Gold Contest

    Womens Freestyle 48kg Gold Contest

    ATHENS - AUGUST 23: Irini Merleni of the Ukraine (blue) celebrates after beating Chiharu Icho of Japan in the women's Freestyle wrestling 48 kg gold medal match on August 23, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at Ano Liossia Olympic Hall in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Irini Merleni;Chiharu Icho
    Sunday, August 22, 2004 10:00 PM | Photo
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Japanese runners book Tokyo 2020 places at marathon test event

    The inaugural Japanese Marathon Grand Championship offered the top two finishers in the men’s and women’s races qualification places for the Games. It served as a test event for the marathon at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and several top Japanese athletes secured places for a shot at gold-medal glory next summer.
    17 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Tokyo 2020 test events, Athletics
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