TOKYO (April 2-3) Yurika Ito of Pacific Rim University successfully defended her 59kg junior title and was named the outstanding wrestler of the Junior Queens Cup wrestling championships at Komazawa Gymnasium in Tokyo.
The Junior Queens Cup, for the first time, also served as the national team trials for the Japanese women's junior world team headed to Bucharest in July.
Meanwhile, Kanako Murata, who won a bronze medal at last year's world meet at 59kg, won the JQC crown at 55kg with a 2-1 win over defending champion Chihiro Hamada.
Two-time middle school national champion Sara Dosho entered her first meet as a junior and won the 67kg title.
44kg Miki Yachi, Shigakkan University (Aichi)
48kg Mika Naganuma, Shigakkan
51kg Kika Shitochi, Shigakkan
55kg Kanako Murata, JOC Academy (Tokyo)
59kg Yurika Ito, Pacific Rim University (Okayama)
63kg Rio Watari, Shigakkan
67kg Sara Dosho, Shigakkan high school
72kg Akie Arai, Hosei University
38kg no entries
40kg no entries
43kg Rina Okuno, Isshi Juniors (Mie)
46kg Sachi Katakiri, Sakai girls high school (Osaka)
49kg Yu Miyahara, JOC Academy (Tokyo)
52kg Risako Kawai, Shigakkan HS
56kg Yui Sakano, Abe Gakuin high school (Tokyo)
60kg Kiwa Sakae, Shigakkan HS
65kg Masako Furuichi, JOC Academy
70kg Rino Abe, Abe Gakuin