Russians remain wrestling favorites in London
time defending gold medalists Saori Yoshida (55kg) and Kaori Icho (63kg) are heavy favorites in their respective weight ..... Verbeek, Canada, Kum-Ok Han, North Korea 63kg Gold: Kaori Icho , Japan Silver: Henna Johansson, Sweden Bronze: Elena
Taymazov of Uzbekistan wins 3rd straight gold
games. Taymazov, by virtue of his silver in Sydney in 2000, also equaled Karelin's Olympic medal haul. Japan's Kaori Icho and Saori Yoshida each won their third straight Olympic golds in women's freestyle earlier this week.
London Olympics medal projections
Japan Silver: Ida-Theres Nerell, Sweden Bronze: Tonya Verbeek, Canada, Kum-Ok Han, North Korea 63kg Gold: Kaori Icho , Japan Silver: Henna Johansson, Sweden Bronze: Elena Pirozhkova, United States, Marianna Sastin, Hungary 72kg
Russians rule on London Olympic wrestling mat
120-kilogram freestyle. Japan owned the women's freestyle as expected by winning three of the four gold medals. Kaori Icho and Saori Yoshida each won a record-setting third consecutive Olympic gold medal. But Japan's dominance could prove