U 23 World Champion of Japan announced his retirement from wrestling through his instagram. He has decided to pursue his career in Mixed Martial Arts.
Rinya Nakamura is a freestyle wrestler who competes internationally for Japan. His last victory is the World U 23 Championship 2017 in men’s 61 kg.
After two decades of competitive wrestling, he is leaving his career on the mats behind. The 25 year old announced that he was retiring from wrestling and had started training in MMA gym. He was also disappointed to not have reached the Olympic stage .
He made this decision just after announcement of International Committee senior member Dick Pound that the 2020 Summer Olympics would be significantly postponed.