London Olympic 2012: Women's Wrestling 55kg and 72kg Live Results

TOKYO, JAPAN - MAY 26: Kyoko Hamaguchi (R) of Japan competes against Wang Jiao of China in the 72kg division of the third round match between Japan and China during day one of the 2012 Female Wrestling World Cup at Yoyogi National Gymnasium on May 26, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)

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 second day of women's competition, brings us the 55kg and 72kg weight classes

brackets are here

I used to own those black Nike's worn by the woman pictured in the blue singlet, I liked them, I miss them, they don't make them any more

Welcome to today's live blog.

The Americans competing today are Kelsey Campbell and Ali Bernard.

Expect Japanese dominance.

Enjoy wrestling today, tomorrow: Men's freestyle

Women's 55kg RD of 16

BUTKEVYCH Olga (GBR) vs. ANTES CASTILLO L. (ECU)

RENTERIA CASTILLO J. (COL) vs. HAN Kum Ok (PRK)

AWAD R. (EGY) vs. LAZAREVA Tetyana (UKR)

VERBEEK Tonya Lynn (CAN) vs GEETA Geeta (IND)

YOSHIDA Saori (JPN) vs CAMPBELL K. (USA)

RATKEVICH Yuliya (AZE) vs. PREVOLARAKI Maria (GRE)

SOUZA DA SILVA J. (BRA) vs ZHOLOBOVA Valeria (RUS)

MATTSSON S. (SWE) vs AMRI Marwa (TUN)

Women's 72kg RD of 16

SAENKO Svetlana (MDA) vs. VESCAN C. (FRA)

WANG Jiao (CHN) vs. OBIAJUNWA A. (NGR)

MANYUROVA Guzel (KAZ) vs.HAMAGUCHI Kyoko (JPN)

BURMISTROVA K. (UKR) vs. VOROBEVA Natalia (RUS)

CALLAHAN L. (CAN) vs. OCHIRBAT Burmaa (MGL)

BETANCUR DAVID A. (COL) vs.UNDA GONZALEZ DE AUDICANA M. (ESP)

ALI Annabel Laure (CMR) vs.SOLONIAINA ANDRIANIRINAMALALA J. (MAD)

MARZALIUK Vasilisa (BLR)/ HRISTOVA S. (BUL) vs. FRANSSON A. (SWE)

Womens 55kg Quarters

ANTES CASTILLO L. (ECU) vs. RENTERIA CASTILLO J. (COL)

LAZAREVA Tetyana (UKR) vs VERBEEK Tonya Lynn (CAN)

Saora Yoshida, Japan vs RATKEVICH Yuliya (AZE)

ZHOLOBOVA Valeria (RUS) vs. MATTSSON S. (SWE)

Womens 72kg quarters

SAENKO Svetlana (MDA) vs. WANG Jiao (CHN)

KAZ vs. VOROBEVA Natalia (RUS)

OCHIRBAT Burmaa (MGL) vs.UNDA GONZALEZ DE AUDICANA M. (ESP)

ALI Annabel Laure (CMR) vs. (BUL)

Womens 55kg Semis

RENTERIA CASTILLO J. (COL) vs. VERBEEK Tonya Lynn (CAN)

(CAN) wins

Saora Yoshida, Japan vs. ZHOLOBOVA Valeria (RUS)

JPN wins

Women's 72kg semis

WANG Jiao (CHN) vs. VOROBEVA Natalia (RUS)

UNDA GONZALEZ DE AUDICANA M. (ESP) vs. HRISTOVA S. (BUL)

BUL wins

Women's Repechage 55kg:

(BLR) vs. (SWE)

BLR wins

(UKR) vs (IND)

UKR wins

(USA) vs (AZE)

AZE wins

Women's Repechage 72kg:

(UKR) vs (KAZ)

KAZ wins

(BLR) vs (CMR)

BLR Wins

Women's 55kg Bronze Medal Match 1:

Lasareva (UKR) vs Renteria (COL)

Period 1: UKR gets the td. Later in the period she is in again on COL but COL forces a stalemate with some nuttiness. UKR wins period 1-0

Period 2: Goes to the leg clinch, improbably, COL counters for exposure, looked like a push out to me, but 2 confirmed for COL period COL

Period 3: COL wins 2-0

Bronze medal: Colombia

Women's 55kg Bronze Medal Match 2:

RATKEVICH Yuliya (AZE) vs. ZHOLOBOVA Valeria (RUS)

Period 1: AZE wins

Period 2: AZE wins

Bronze Medal: Azerbaijan

Women's 55kg Gold Medal Match:

Yoshida JPN vs Vebeek CAN

Period 1: JPN with a double of the mat, wins the period for JPN

Period 2: won by Japan after a pushout and failed challenge 2-0

Gold Medal, Japan

Women's 72kg Bronze Medal Match

Manyurova (KAZ) vs Jiao (China)

Period 1: Jiao ties the score, but scores last, so she wins

Sorry missed the match but Manyurova wins

Women's 72kg Bronze Medal Match 2

Unda, Spain vs Marzaluyk, Belarus

Period 1: Unda wins

Period 2: Unda with the pushout

Spain, Bronze Medal

Women's 72kg Gold Medal Match

Zlateva (BUL) vs. Vorobieva (RUS)

Period 1: Push out for (BUL), BUL wins 1-0

Period 2, Fireman's carry for the PIN RUSSIA!

Gold Medal Russia

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