What wrestler has the most Olympic gold medals?

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Who has won the most Olympic gold medal in wrestling?

The best performing wrestler ever at the Olympic Games is Japanese female Kaori Icho, who won a gold in 2016 to take her tally to four golds in four Olympic Games.

Table: The Top Ranked Athletes from Wrestling at the Olympic Games (1896-2021)

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name Kaori Icho
country Japan
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Gold 4

Which country has the most gold medals in wrestling?

What countries are the top 20 World Wrestling Champions?

Rank Country Gold
1 Soviet Union 253
2 Bulgaria 61
3 Russia 92
4 Japan 109

Why is wrestling no longer an Olympic sport?

In a surprise move, the International Olympic Committee has reportedly voted to drop wrestling from the 2020 Olympics. The ancient sport, which has been part of the modern version of the Games since their debut in 1896, was deemed unworthy of inclusion in the 25 “core sports” that comprise the Olympic program.

Who was the toughest wrestler?

Top 15 Legitimately Toughest Wrestlers Of All Time

  1. 1 Haku. Haku is the toughest wrestler of all time.
  2. 2 Brock Lesnar. …
  3. 3 Sabu. …
  4. 4 Perry Saturn. …
  5. 5 Bad News Barrett. …
  6. 6 Kurt Angle. …
  7. 7 Kazushi Sakuraba. …
  8. 8 Harley Race. …

Who is the best actual wrestler in the world?

Ranking the top 20 WWE wrestlers of 2020

  • 8) Io Shirai – NXT Women’s Champ. …
  • 7) Asuka. …
  • 6) The Fiend/Bray Wyatt. …
  • 5) Roman Reigns – Universal Champion. …
  • 4) Sasha Banks – SmackDown Women’s Champion. …
  • 3) Bayley. …
  • 2) Randy Orton. …
  • 1) Drew McIntyre.
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