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Ishikawa native Risako Kawai wins gold at the 2018 Wrestling World Championships

On Oct. 23, 2018, Ishikawa native athlete Risako Kawai won the gold medal in the Women's 59kg category in the Wrestling World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. The "Special Prefectural Sports Award" was presented to Ms. Kawai from the Governor of Ishikawa Prefecture, Masanori Tanimoto in a ceremony held on Nov. 27th.