Clarissa Kyoko Mei Ling Chun United States

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

27 Aug 1981

Height

1.5m

Weight

48kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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Sport Guides

WRESTLING

Clarissa Kyoko Mei Ling Chun competed in WRESTLING

Did you know?

  • There are two wrestling disciplines: Greco-Roman and freestyle. In both, the aim is to force the back of the opponent's shoulders on to the ground.
  • In Greco-Roman wrestling, athletes are only allowed to use their arms and upper bodies to pin their opponent, while in freestyle wrestling any part of the body may be used.
  • Bouts can last for a maximum of three periods of two minutes, with a 30-second break in between.
  • The heaviest ever Olympic wrestler was American Chris Mason, who weighed 29.4 stones when he took part in the 1972 super-heavyweight freestyle competition.
  • By contrast, the first ever women’s Olympic wrestling champion - Irini Merleni of the Ukraine in 2004 - was just 4 feet 11 inches tall.

Head to Head

Clarissa Kyoko Mei Ling Chun vs Mayelis Yesenia Caripa Castillo

Clarissa Kyoko Mei Ling Chun

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London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

4

Height

1.5m (4'11")

Weight

48kg

Age

33

Mayelis Yesenia Caripa Castillo

Mayelis Yesenia Caripa Castillo Venezuela flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

Height

1.4m (4'7")

Weight

48kg

Age

34

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