Seiko Yamamoto

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Seiko Yamamoto
Personal information
Nationality Japanese
Born (1980-08-22) 22 August 1980 (age 41)

Seiko Yamamoto (山本 聖子 Yamamoto Seiko?, born 22 August 1980[1]) is a Japanese wrestler who won four world titles and two Asian Wrestling Championships in her career.[2] Her brother is Norifumi Yamamoto.

In four years from 1999 till 2003 she collected four gold medals at the World Wrestling Championships. Because she lost at the Japan Queen's Cup to Saori Yoshida, she was unable to participate at the 2004 Summer Olympics.[3] In 2006 she got married and later retired, and in 2007 gave birth to a son. Two years later she came back and won another championship at the Poland Open.[2]

References

  1. "Nagashima Yamamoto, Seiko". International Wrestling Database. Retrieved 16 July 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 Charles Jewett (April 3, 2013). "Seiko Yamamoto Interview". Asian MMA. Retrieved July 9, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Shu Hirata (January 7, 2009). "A Former World Wrestling Champ Seiko Yamamoto, KID Yamamoto's Sister, Making a Comeback Aiming for London in 2012!". Retrieved July 9, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>