Risako Kawai of Japan wins Gold in Women’s Freestyle 63 kg Wrestling

Japanese wrestler Risako Kawai won the gold medal in the Women’s Freestyle 63 kg Wrestling event of Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Thursday.

Risako Kawai of Japan wins Gold in Women's Freestyle 63 kg Wrestling

Risako Kawai gave Japan their fourth women’s wrestling gold by defeating Mariya Mamashuk of Belarus in the gold medal match by a score of 6 – 0.

Mariya Mamashuk of Belarus had to settle for silver medal – her career’s first Olympic medal.

Bronze medals of the event were won by Kazakhstan’s Yekaterina Larionova and Poland’s Monika Michalik who defeated USA’s Elena Pirozhkova and Russia’s Inna Trazhukova in their respective bronze medal matches.

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