Japan, Czech Republic win golds in Judo at Tokyo Olympics

Kredit : Xinhua News
30/07/2021 08:25 PM

TOKYO, July 30 -- Japan's Akira Sone and Lukas Krpalek of the Czech Republic won the judo women's +78kg and men's +100kg division titles respectively at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Friday, according to Xinhua. 

 In women's +78kg final, Sone defeated Idalys Ortiz of Cuba by an ippon to give the host nation ninth gold in judo.

The bronze medals went to French Romane Dicko and Iryna Kindzerska of Azerbaijan, who beat Chinese judoka Xu Shiyan in the bronze medal contest. 

In Men's +100kg final, Krpalek toppled Guram Tushishvili of Georgia to win gold. 

 Tamerlan Bashaev of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) and Teddy Riner of France bagged bronze medals in the category.