Takuto
OTOGURO

JPN

Age

24 y/o | Seniors

Style

Freestyle

Weight

65 kg

UWW Rank

4

About Takuto

Otoguro became Japan's youngest-ever freestyle world champion (19 years 10 months) with victory at 2018 World Championships. In final, defeated Bajrang PUNIA (IND) in 16-9 thriller named UWW's freestyle match of the year...Finished 5th at 2019 World Championships to secure Olympic spot for Japan, then clinched for himself with victory at All-Japan Champion...Product of JOC Elite Academy and Yamanashi Gakuin University. Joined Japan Self-Defense Forces' Physical Training School team in March...Will appear at Tokyo 2020 with older brother Keisuke (74kg)...Father was former wrestler, set up 'wrestling room' in apartment when boys were young and was strict coach...Won world cadet gold in 2015...Asian champion in 2020 and 2021, beating Punia in final both years (latter by injury default).

  • 1st

    2021 Olympic Games

    Country

    Japan

    Date

    July 2021

    Style

    Freestyle

    Age Group

    Seniors

    Weight Class

    65 kg

  • 1st

    2021 Senior Asian Championships

    Country

    Kazakhstan

    Date

    April 2021

    Style

    Freestyle

    Age Group

    Seniors

    Weight Class

    65 kg

  • 1st

    2020 Asian Championships

    Country

    India

    Date

    February 2020

    Style

    Freestyle

    Age Group

    Seniors

    Weight Class

    65 kg

  • 5th

    2019 Senior World Championships

    Country

    Kazakhstan

    Date

    September 2019

    Style

    Freestyle

    Age Group

    Seniors

    Weight Class

    65 kg

  • 2019 Freestyle World Cup

    Country

    Russia

    Date

    March 2019

    Style

    Freestyle

    Age Group

    Seniors

    Weight Class

    65 kg

  • 1st

    2018 Senior World Championships

    Country

    Hungary

    Date

    October 2018

    Style

    Freestyle

    Age Group

    Seniors

    Weight Class

    65 kg

  • 2018 Freestyle World Cup

    Country

    United States

    Date

    April 2018

    Style

    Freestyle

    Age Group

    Seniors

    Weight Class

    65 kg

  • 1st

    2015 Cadet World Championship

    Country

    Bosnia & Herzegovina

    Date

    August 2015

    Style

    Freestyle

    Age Group

    Cadets

    Weight Class

    54 kg