Result: Hitomi Obara wins wrestling gold

Hitomi Obara of Japan is crowned the Olympic champion in the 48kg women's freestyle wrestling event.

Hitomi Obara of Japan has been crowned the Olympic champion in the 48kg women's freestyle wrestling event.

The eight-time world champion lost the opening round to Azerbaijan's Mariya Stadnyk but came back to win the next two and claim the gold medal.

The USA's Clarissa Chun and Canada's Carol Huynh both took bronze.

Chun's medal was the United States' first in wrestling at the London Games.

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