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🥋 | Yuki Takahashi "Dream-like feeling" To the final qualifying for the Wrestling Olympics

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Yuki Takahashi "Dream-like feeling" to the final qualifying for the wrestling Olympics

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Rei Higuchi of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics silver medal, who lost in the 19th All Japan Championship and handed over the Olympic Asian qualifying representative, was disqualified from the measurement in the qualifying on the 11th of this month.

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Olympic Asian Qualifying Representative

Rei Higuchi

Rei Higuchi(Rei Higuchi,1996/May 1[1] -) isJapan Ofwrestlingplayer.OsakaBackground[2].2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic wrestling competitionWon a silver medal at[3].


Started learning wrestling at Suita Citizens Wrestling Class at the age of 4, and transferred to liberal kids wrestling from junior high school.OsakaIbaraki City Seiryo Junior High SchoolAfter graduation,Kasumigaura High SchoolAfter enrollment and graduationDaily lifeGo on to[2]..Currently a staff member of the same university.

2015 isAll Japan selectionDisqualified due to overweight,All Japan ChampionshipThe victory decided to qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics[4].

In 2016, he won the Asian qualifying roundRio de Janeiro OlympicsObtained the right to participate in this tournament[2].

On August 2016, 8, after defeating the 20 World Championship champion and London Olympic bronze medalist Yang Kiong Il in the first round of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, he continued to win well and advanced to the final, and in the final the 1 World Championship champion. Lost to Vladimer Hinchegashvili in Georgia, but won a silver medal in his first appearance[5][6][7]..In the press about this, from his favorite, "MacaronAlso called "prince"[8].

In October 2018U-23 World ChampionshipWon the 65kg class[9][10].

World Champion in the final of the All Japan Selection Championship 2019kg class in June 6Takuto OtoguroWon the technical fall 15-5.As a result, in the playoffs with Otoguro who won the All Japan Championship last year.World championshipIt was decided to fight for the representative[11].. In the playoffs in July, he lost to Otoguro 7-0 and was not selected for the World Championships.[12].. In the All Japan Championship in December, when he participated in the 12 kg class, he was the former world champion in the final.Yuki TakahashiDefeated and won the championship.From now on in Asian qualifyingTokyo OlympicsI decided to aim for the right to participate[13].. In the Asian qualifying round in April 2021, he was disqualified from weighing due to an excess of only 4 grams and was unable to participate in the match.[14].

Main grades


  • Briyard International Tournament 3rd
  • Mongolian Open 3rd place
  • World Junior Championships 60kg class participation
  • National Sports Festival 57kg class, championship.
  • All Japan Championship 57kg class, championship.


  • Rio de Janeiro ・ Olympic Asian qualifying, victory. 
  • Pearl International Tournament 61kg class, championship.
  • Ziolkowski International 57kg class, championship.
  • Rio de Janeiro Olympics 57 kg class, advance to the final.Obtained a silver medal.



  • All Japan Selection Championship 65kg class, victory
  • All Japan Championship 57kg class, victory


  • All Japan Championship 61kg class, runner-up


[How to use footnotes]
  1. ^ "[Olympic Asian Qualifying / Japan National Team (57)] Men's Freestyle XNUMX kg class, Rei Higuchi (Nippon Sport Science University)”. Japan Wrestling Federation (August 2016, 3). 2016/6/30Browse.
  2. ^ a b c "XNUMX-year-old Higuchi, without danger, Olympic tickets improve eating habits and grow rapidly". Sports Nippon(July 2016, 3). http://www.sponichi.co.jp/sports/news/2016/03/19/kiji/K20160319012238940.html 
  3. ^ "[Olympic wrestling] Brains, Higuchi, regrettable" silver "The origin of wrestling to read one step ahead is ... (1/2 page)"Sankei News. (March 2016, 8). https://www.sankei.com/rio2016/news/160820/rio1608200050-n1.html 2020/4/24Browse. 
  4. ^ "Rei Higuchi, gymnastics Uchimura's shocking meal scene witnessed and converted for the first time V". Nikkan Sports(July 2015, 12). http://www.nikkansports.com/sports/news/1582973.html 
  5. ^ "What is the "class" in wrestling?”. [SPAIA] Spire (May 2016, 10). 2020/11/15Browse.
  6. ^ "Three athletes who made great achievements by introducing Japanese men's medalists at the Olympic Games in wrestling”. [SPAIA] Spire (May 2020, 5). 2020/11/14Browse.
  7. ^ "Wrestling Rei Higuchi is a silver medal final reversal defeat is also a great fight". Nikkan Sports(July 2016, 8). http://www.nikkansports.com/olympic/rio2016/wrestling/news/1697519.html 
  8. ^ <Olympic wrestling> Prince Macaron, silver of moderationMainichi Shimbun August 8
  9. ^ Wrestling Rei Higuchi and Toshihiro Hasegawa win the U23 World Championship Nihon Keizai Shimbun 2018/11/18
  10. ^ Toshihiro Hasegawa and Rei Higuchi won the championship, and Nitaro Kiyama finished 3rd ... U-23 World Championship
  11. ^ Rio Gin Higuchi Rei "Results of Coming" Overwhelming World Champion Otoguro Nikkan Sports 2019/6/16
  12. ^ Takuto Otoguro played a snow humiliation of all-Japan selection, and the ticket for the second consecutive year of tears "It was so tight that I could not recover" Sports report 2019/7/6
  13. ^ Higuchi, all-Japan wrestling that connects to the Olympics Newsletter 2019/12/22
  14. ^ Rei Higuchi's disqualification from weighing Shigeki Nishiguchi, General Manager of Strengthening Headquarters "50 grams did not fall" / Wrestling Sankei sports 2021/4/11

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