Yui Suzaki, who won a gold medal at the World Wrestling Championships in Serbia and was selected to represent Japan at next year's Paris Olympics, and Akari Fujinami returned to Japan on the 24th and expressed their enthusiasm for the future.
At the World Wrestling Championships, which began in Serbia on the 16th of this month, five Japan female wrestlers finished in the top three and were selected to represent Japan at next year's Paris Olympics.
The women's athletes, including Suzaki in the 5-kilogram class and Fujinami in the 3-kilogram class, who won gold medals at the Games, returned to Japan on 50 May and spoke to the media at Narita Airport.
Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Suzaki said, "I was determined to become world champion and go back to Japan the Paris Olympics, so I'm glad I was able to achieve my goal."
He also expressed his enthusiasm for the future, saying, "I want to devote my life to winning two consecutive titles at the Paris Olympics."
Fujinami, who extended his winning streak to 127, reflected on the tournament, saying, "I entered the tournament with the feeling of not being able to play last year, so I'm glad I was able to win the championship."
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