Grieving powers a wrestling World Cup win for Japan

Shown below is Japan’s Saori Yoshida beating Maria Gurova by a “technical fall” to capture a 8-0 win over Russia <snort>.


Yoshida leads Japan to World Cup win after father’s death
The Asahi Shimbun | March 17, 2014
Three-time Olympic champion Saori Yoshida helped Japan win a women’s wrestling World Cup on March 16, just days after her father died
Yoshida’s 61-year-old father, Eikatsu, who also served as coach of Japan’s national women’s team, was found dead in his car after suffering a brain hemorrhage on the morning of March 11 while driving on an expresswaymore

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