DOB: October 5, 1982
Career Highlights: One of the most dominant female wrestlers in history, Yoshida is a two-time defending Olympic champion and a 9-time world
champion at 55 kg. She won gold at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics and has won the last seven world championships, in addition
to titles in 2002 and 2003. She’s captured gold at the last three Asian Games (2002, 2006, 2010) and is the heavy favorite
to win her third straight gold in London at the 2012 Olympics. At one point in her career, Yoshida won 119 matches in a row.
Olympic History: 2008,2004