London Olympic 2012: Women's Wrestling 48kg and 63kg Live Results

April 22, 2012; Iowa City, IA, USA; Clarissa Chunl (blue) turns Alyssa Lampe (red) during the womens 48kg finals greco match at Carver Hawkeye Arena. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-US PRESSWIRE

As part of its coverage of the combat sports of the 2012 Olympics, Bloody Elbow will be bringing you live results during every day of wrestling competition.

Wrestling will start each day at 8:00 AM est, medal finals will take place at 12:45.

Wrestling's three disciplines will be contested over the next week. Greco will come first, then women's, and finally, the main event, men's freestyle will be held starting on next Friday.

Today, the first day of women's competition, brings us the 48kg and 63kg weight classes

brackets are here


After the jump, Mike Riordan is going to be typing furiously, bringing you only the freshest of wrestling results.

Welcome, to this, our first day of women's wrestling.

The Americans competing today are Clarissa Chun at 48kg, and Elena Pirozkhova at 63kg

Pirozkhova is a past world silver medalist and is a real threat at this tournament.

Without further ado:

48 kg rd of 16:

ESHIMOVA TURTBAYEVA Z. (KAZ) vs KALADZINSKAYA V. (BLR)

HUYNH Carol (CAN) vs. NGUYEN Thi Lua (VIE)

SAMBOU Isabelle (SEN) vs BENIE T. (CIV)

MEZIEN Maroi (TUN) vs OBARA SAKAMOTO H. (JPN)

CARIPA CASTILLO M. (VEN) vs ENGELHARDT DEMMEL A. (GER)

MERLENI Irini (UKR) vsKIM Hyung-Joo (KOR)

STADNYK Mariya (AZE)/ vs CHUN C. (USA)

DAVAASUKH O. (MGL)/CASTILLO HIDALGO C. (COL) vs MATKOWSKA I. (POL)/ BERMUDEZ P. (ARG)

63kg rd of 16:

DATTY NGONGA TARA AGOUE S. (CAF) vs. SORONZONBOLD B. (MGL)

GRIGORJEVA A. (LAT) vs PIROZHKOVA E. (USA)

TYNYBEKOVA Aisuluu (KGZ) vs JOHANSSON H. (SWE)

DUGRENIER Martine (CAN) vs ICHO Kaori (JPN)

CHOE Un Gyong (PRK) vs JING Ruixue (CHN)

MICHALIK M. (POL) vs OBORUDUDU Blessing (NGR)

DUNN Maria Mcqueen (GUM) / VOLOSOVA Lubov (RUS) vs YESILIRMAK E. (TUR)/ VIDIAUX LOPEZ K. (CUB)

SHALYGINA Yelena (KAZ) / OSTAPCHUK Yuliya (UKR) vs MENDONCA J. (GBS)/ SASTIN Marianna (HUN)

48kg quarters

KALADZINSKAYA V. (BLR) vsHUYNH Carol (CAN)

SAMBOU Isabelle (SEN) vs OBARA SAKAMOTO H. (JPN)

CARIPA CASTILLO M. (VEN) vs MERLENI Irini (UKR)

STADNYK Mariya (AZE) vs MATKOWSKA I. (POL)/

63kg Quarters

SORONZONBOLD B. (MGL) vs GRIGORJEVA A. (LAT)

JOHANSSON H. (SWE) vs ICHO Kaori (JPN)

JING Ruixue (CHN) vs MICHALIK M. (POL)

VOLOSOVA Lubov (RUS) vs VIDIAUX LOPEZ K. (CUB)

OSTAPCHUK Yuliya (UKR) vs SASTIN Marianna (HUN)

48kg semis

HUYNH Carol (CAN) vs OBARA SAKAMOTO H. (JPN)

Japan wins

MERLENI Irini (UKR) vs STADNYK Mariya (AZE)

AZE wins, Clarissa Chun still alive

63 kg semis

SORONZONBOLD B. (MGL) vss ICHO Kaori (JPN)

Icho wins

JING Ruixue (CHN) v VOLOSOVA Lubov (RUS)

Jing wins

48kg wrestlebacks

SEN pins TUN

USA vs. POL

Period 1: Ball pull, won by Poland, quickly cracks Chun down to win the period

Period 2: Chun with the push out, up by 1. Chun catches her in a ventriloquist for the pin

USA will wrestle for bronze

63kg wrestlebacks

CAN vs SWE

Canada wins in three periods via a series of awesome ankle lace turns

POL vs N. Kor

48kg Bronze Match 1

SEN vs. CAN

Huynh is going to destroy the Senegalese wrestler

Period 1: I'm wrong, it goes to the balll pull, won by Huynh, she instantly scores to win the period

Period 2: YAY, another ball pull, won improbably by CAN, who scores

Bronze Medal: Huynh of Canada

48kg Bronze Match 2

USA vs UKR

Let's go Clarissa

Period 1: Chun with a boot scoot armdrag to a double to win the period at the buzzer

Period 2: Chun hits sort of a gazoni/ armthrow as SWE dangles her arm while going behind, up 3-0

USA USA USA

We have a medal, Clarissa Chun with a bronze

48kg Gold Medal Match

Japan vs AZE

Period 1: Counter off the single attempt by China, 1 point AZE, another takedown for AZE, add 2 for exposure. That'll win her the period

Period 2: Go behind TD for Japan,, that will hold up, Japan wins period

Period 3: 2 tds are piled on by Japan

Japan wins gold

63kg bronze Medal Match 1

MON vs CAN

Period 1: CAN with the pushout to go up 1-0. MONdefends the sweep single to get a go behind and tie 1-1 for the period win

Period 2: MON with a td. MON in on a single, losses it, MON wins period

Bronze medal, Mongolia

63kg Bronze Medal Match 2

POL vs RUS

Period 1: Goes to leg clinch, won by POL

Period 2: Russia wins second period 3-1

Period 3; Leg clinch, won by RUS

bronze medal, Russia

63kg Gold Medal Match

JPN vs CHN

Period 1: JPN wins 3-0

Period 2: TD Isho, then a beauty low ankle shot off the front finished with a double, that was asweomse

Gold medal, Japan

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