- Born:22 October 1996 (21 years)
Japanese heavyweight Sarah Asahina became World Championships silver medallist in 2017 in Budapest. She won the Grand Slams in Paris and Ekaterinburg in 2017 and was chosen for the World Championships. Asahina won the World Junior Championships U21 in 2014 in Miami. Asahina is one of the youngest ever winners of a senior World Cup event at the age of 16. (Sofia-2013). She won the Kodokan Cup in 2015. She won the Kodokan Cup in Chiba in 2014. She won the Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2016 and 2017.