KSL OLYMPICS

Helen Maroulis Loses To Risako Kawai In 57kg Semifinals

Aug 4, 2021, 11:51 AM

Risako Kawai of Team Japan - Helen Louise Maroulis of Team United States...

Risako Kawai of Team Japan competes against Helen Louise Maroulis of Team United States during the Women’s Freestyle 57kg Semi Final on day twelve of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Makuhari Messe Hall on August 04, 2021 in Chiba, Japan. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

(Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

CHIBA, Japan (AP) — Helen Maroulis of the United States lost to Risako Kawai of Japan 2-1 in the freestyle 57-kilogram semifinals.

All three points in the match were scored for passivity.

The first two were against Maroulis and the last was against Kawai.

Kawai was the 2016 Olympic gold medalist at 63kg.

Maroulis won Olympic gold at 53kg in 2016.

Maroulis will wrestle for bronze against Khongorzul Boldsaikhan of Mongolia or Fatoumata Yarie Camara of Guinea.

Helen Maroulis of the United States lost to Risako Kawai of Japan 2-1 in the freestyle 57-kilogram semifinals.

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Helen Maroulis Loses To Risako Kawai In 57kg Semifinals