Day 13 Rio: US Women: Helen Maroulis wins Gold Medal in Olympic Final at 53kg
Defeats three time Olympic Gold medalist 4-1, Yoshida of Japan.
Helen Maroulis becomes first US women to win Olympic Championship Gold Medal!
Yoshida had not lost in the previous four years.
(You may have recognized Kevin Black (River Falls, WI) in the coaching corner for Helen!)
Elena Pirozhkova finished in the fourth spot at 63kg after leading 3-0 and being tossed and pinned at the 4:00 minute mark in the bronze medal match.