OLYMPICS: Hawaii's Clarissa Chun wins bronze in freestyle wrestling event

Clarissa Chun
Clarissa Chun

LONDON (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii wrestler Clarissa Chun won the bronze medal on Wednesday in the women's 48-kilogram freestyle event.

The Roosevelt High School graduate defeated Irina Melnik-Merleni 4-0.

Chun gave the U.S. its first wrestling medal of the London Games.

She's also the first native Hawaii athlete to medal in 2012.

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