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Helen Louise Maroulis of the United States consoles Saori Yoshida of Japan after…

from Bleacher Report

Olympic Spirit Prevails over Difficulties, Dangers of Rio, but It Was Close

Japanese wrestling legend Saori Yoshida (front) embraces her vanquisher, Helen Maroulis, after their championship bout.

from Detroit Free Press

Marquette’s Helen Maroulis becomes 1st U.S. woman with wrestling gold

Marquette's Helen Maroulis becomes 1st US woman with wrestling gold! Maroulis covered her mouth in disbelief after winning the 53 kg weight class, defeating Japan’s Saori Yoshida, 4-1

from The Japan Times

Yoshida's wrestling reign comes to stunning end but Kawai takes gold

Saori Yoshida (left) reacts after losing to Helen Maroulis of the United States…

Japanese wrestler Saori Yoshida and Venezuela's Betzabeth Angelica Arguello…

Day 13 - Japan's Saori Yoshida celebrates her victory over Canada's Tonya Lynn Verbeek on the final of the Women's 55Kg Freestyle wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games. GRIGORY DUKOR/REUTERS


Helen Maroulis, Wrestling: Helen Maroulis celebrates after defeating Saori Yoshida of Japan in the women's freestyle 53 kg. gold-medal match at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 2 on Aug. 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. - The Best Photos From Rio 2016: Aug. 18 Edition


That day when U.S. wrestler Helen Maroulis beat an invincible legend

She studied her opponent for 4 years - Rio+Olympics+2016+-+How+Helen+Maroulis+took+down+a+wrestling+legend+in+Japan's+Saori+Yoshida

Super 8 Ambassador: Saori Yoshida | United World Wrestling