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Chi, Japan, France top Judo Worlds after Day 6

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  4 Sep 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Budapest, Sep 3: Chi, Japan and France were the best on the sixth day of the 2017 Suzuki World Judo Championships, with their competitors splitting the gold medals in women’s over-78 kg, men’s 100 kg and over-100 kg categories here.

In the women’s over-78 kg category, Yu Song from Chi won the gold. Japan came second with Sarah Asahi, while two bronze medals went to Minjeong Kim from South Korea and Iry Kindzerska from Azerbaijan on Saturday.

Yu’s achievements include the gold medals in World Championships 2015, in the Morocco Masters 2015, as well as in the Tyumen Masters 2013. She was a bronze medallist at the Rio Olympic Games.

Japanese Aaron Wolf took the gold medal in men’s 100 kg category, defeating Georgian Varlam Liparteliani in the fil. Two bronze medals were shared by Kirill Denisov from Russia and Elmar Gasimov from Azerbaijan.

Wolf’s results include the silver medal in Dusseldorf Grand Prix 2017, the gold medal in Grand Prix Tashkent 2015, as well as the gold medal in Grand Prix Ulaanbaatar 2015.

French wonder Teddy Riner defeated Brazilian David Moura to take gold in men’s over-100 kg category. Two bronze medals went to Tuvshinbayar idan from Mongolia and to Rafael Silva from Brazil. IANS

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