An Kae Um wins women's 52k judo gold

An Kae Um won North Korea's first Olympic gold medal at London Games on Sunday in the women's judo 52-kilogram category. The 20-year-old An defeated Acosta Bermoy of Cuba in the final in a match that went into overtime. An won in the final minutes with a decisive throw that landed Bermoy on her back. An won silver at the Beijing Games four years ago. Earlier in the day...
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July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Japan hoping to improve judo fortunes

Japanese judoka Misato Nakamura is hoping to improve on her bronze medal from the Beijing Games when the competition for her lightweight women's division gets under way on Sunday. She may have extra incentive: Her teammates failed to win gold on Saturday, a disappointing start for the country that invented judo. The double world champion will face some stiff competition from...
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July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

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