2020 Olympics: 50 kg Women's Freestyle Results and Notes

2020 Olympic gold medalist Yui Susaki (Photo courtesy of Kadir Calisken/UWW)

Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weight.

Past Articles

57 kg Men's Freestyle

65 kg Men's Freestyle

74 kg Men's Freestyle

86 kg Men's Freestyle

125 kg Men's Freestyle

60 kg Men's Greco-Roman

67 kg Men's Greco-Roman

77 kg Men's Greco-Roman

87 kg Men's Greco-Roman

97 kg Men's Greco-Roman

130 kg Men's Greco-Roman

53 kg Women's Freestyle

57 kg Women's Freestyle

62 kg Women's Freestyle

68 kg Women's Freestyle

76 kg Women's Freestyle

Qualification Results

Mariya Stadnik (Azerbaijan) over Stalvira Orshush (ROC) 11-7

Sarra Hamdi (Tunisia) over Seema Bisla (India) 3-1

Yui Susaki (Japan) over Namuuntsetseg Tsogt Ochir (Mongolia) 10-0

Lucia Yepez Guzman (Ecuador) over Valentina Islamova (Kazakhstan) 9-6

Oskana Livach (Ukraine) over Adijat Idris (Nigeria) 10-0

Yanan Sun (China) over Yusneylis Guzman Lopez (Cuba) 8-2

Sarah Hildebrandt (USA) over Evin Demirhan (Turkey) 11-0

Miglena Selishka (Bulgaria) over Emilia Vuc (Romania) 6-0

Quarterfinal Results

Mariya Stadnik (Azerbaijan) over Sarra Hamdi (Tunisia) 10-0

Yui Susaki (Japan) over Lucia Yepez Guzman (Ecuador) 10-0

Yanan Sun (China) over Oskana Livach (Ukraine) 7-3

Sarah Hildebrandt (USA) over Miglena Selishka (Bulgaria) 12-2

Semifinal Results

Yui Susaki (Japan) over Mariya Stadnik (Azerbaijan) 11-0

Yanan Sun (China) over Sarah Hildebrandt (USA) 10-7

Repechage Results

Oskana Livach (Ukraine) over Yusneylis Guzman Lopez (Cuba) Fall

Namuuntsetseg Tsogt Ochir (Mongolia) over Lucia Yepez Guzman (Ecuador)

Bronze Medal Matches

Mariya Stadnik (Azerbaijan) over Namuuntsetseg Tsogt Ochir (Mongolia) 10-0

Sarah Hildebrandt (USA) over Oskana Livach (Ukraine) 12-1

Gold Medal Match

Yui Susaki (Japan) over Yanan Sun (China) 10-0


Yui Susaki won her third World/Olympic gold medal.

Susaki is still undefeated against opponents outside of Japan.

In four matches, Susaki outscored her competition 41-0.

Susaki earned wins over the other two past world champions at this weight (Yanan Sun/Mariya Stadnik).

Japan has had an Olympic gold medalist at the lightest women's weights in each of the last three Games.

Sun is a two-time Olympic medalist. She is also a five-time World/Olympic medalist.

Sun picked up two wins over past world medalists (Sarah Hildebrandt/Oksana Livach) on the way to the finals.

Stadnik is now a four-time Olympic medalist (Silver x2, Bronze x2). She is also a 10-time World/Olympic medalist.

Stadnik has suffered a loss to a Japanese opponent in each of the last three Olympic Games.

Stadnik was the only seeded wrestler that made it to the Olympic podium.

Hildebrandt is now a two-time World/Olympic medalist.

Hildebrandt earned wins over two past world medalists (Evin Demirhan and Livach).

With her bronze medal, Hildebrandt became the third American woman to earn a medal at the initial weight class (Patricia Miranda - 2004 and Clarissa Chun - 2012).

Both semifinal losers rebounded to earn bronze medals.

The opening round saw three past world medalists go down (Demirhan, Islamova, Vuc).


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