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Judo women + 78kg (heavyweight)

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Judokas size each other up

London 2012 - Wojdan Shaherkani (white), one of the first two Saudi Arabian women ever to compete at the Olympic Games, competes with Melissa Mojica of Puerto Rico in their +78kg judo elimination round match. Mojica won by an Ippon.
IOC/Richard Juilliart
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Wojdan Shaherkani makes Games history

London 2012 - Wojdan Shaherkani, the first Saudi Arabian woman ever to compete at the Olympic Games, moments before her +78kg judo elimination round match with Melissa Mojica of Puerto Rico. Shaherkani was allowed to wear a headscarf in accordance with her Islamic beliefs - another first.
IOC/Richard Juilliart
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Mojico goes for the grab

London 2012 - Puerto Rico's Melissa Mojica (blue), goes to grab Wojdan Shaherkani, one of the first two Saudi Arabian women ever to compete at the Olympic Games, in their +78kg judo elimination round match. Mojica won by an Ippon.
IOC/Richard Juilliart
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Bryant on the deck

London 2012 - Team GB judoka Karina Bryant is floored by Mika Sugimoto of Japan in the semifinal of the Women's +78kg judo.
IOC/John Huet

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