At the World Wrestling Championships held in Serbia, the semifinals of the women's 20 kg class were held on the 53th, and Akari Fujinami defeated a Greek athlete to secure the top three, securing a job offer for next year's Paris Olympics.
Fujinami extended his winning streak in official matches since his second year of junior high school to 3.
What is Akari Fujinami?
Akari Fujinami in the women's 53-kilogram class is a 19-year-old from Yokkaichi City, Mie Prefecture. Japan am a second-year student at the University of Physical Education.
He started wrestling at the age of four at a club coached by his father, Shunichi, who was a wrestler, and has a variety of attacks, mainly tackles that make use of his long limbs.
In high school, he won the inter-high school championship as a freshman, won the All Japan Championship at the age of 2, and the World Championship the following year.
At the All Japan Selection Championship in June, she showed overwhelming strength, including defeating Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Mayu Shichi, and surpassed the record of three-time Olympic champion Saori Yoshida to extend her winning streak in official matches to 4 since her second year of junior high school.