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Hard fought gold medal in women’s wrestling 48kg

London 2012 - Mariya Stadnyk of Azerbaijan in blue has clear advantage over Japan’s Hitomi Obara in round one of the gold medal match. Obara comes back to win the 2nd and 3rd rounds and top honors in women’s wrestling 48kg freestyle on 8 August, 2012.
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Cheers for Obara

London 2012 - Fans from Japan celebrate as Hitomi Obara wins her gold medal in women’s wrestling 48kg freestyle on 8 August, 2012 in the ExCel arena.
IOC/John Huet
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Bruises, smiles, and medals for 48kg wrestlers

London 2012 - From left to right Clarissa Chun (USA) and Carol Huynh (CAN), co-bronze winners; Hitomi Obara (JPN) in gold, and Mariyha Stadnyk (UKR) holding silver make up the podium for women’s wrestling 48kg freestyle on 8 August, 2012 in ExCel arena.
IOC/John Huet
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Stadnyk’s two legged takedown

London 2012 - Azerbaijan’s Mariya Stadnyk wraps up both of Hitomi Obara’s legs in a women’s wrestling takedown. The Japanese wrestler bounces back in the 2nd and 3rd rounds to score and win the gold medal in 48kg freestyle at the ExCel arena on 8 August, 2012.
IOC/John Huet
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Emotional Obara of Japan

London 2012 - Hitomi Obara is emotional and exhausted after a hard fought match against Mariya Stadnyk of Azerbaijan in the final match of women’s wrestling 48kg freestyle. Obara wins her first ever gold medal, and the first of three medals for Japan in women’s wrestling.
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