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Tsirekidze of Georgia Takes Home Judo Gold 2:17

Irakli Tsirekidze of Georgia wins the middleweight division of men's judo in a close fight against Amar Benikhlef of Algeria. The bouts starts cautiously as each combatant looks for weakness in his opponent. A penalty or shido is leveled against Beniklef which gives Tsirekidze the victory by the narrowest of margins- 1-0. Judo 90kg Men Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Irakli Tsirekidze (GEO), Amar Benikhlef (ALG)

8/13/2008 12:00:00 AM