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  • News | RIO 2016

    Judo casts a spell at Rio 2016

    Serving up historic firsts for Kosovo and the Czech Republic, an emotional win for Brazil, Japan’s return to the limelight and a second gold for a French legend, the Rio 2016 judo competition had it all.
    06 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Judo
  • News | RIO 2016

    Kelmendi strikes historic gold for Kosovo, Basile wins for Italy

    A very special medal was awarded by IOC President Thomas Bach on 7 August at Rio 2016, as Majlinda Kelmendi claimed victory in the women’s -52kg weight class to become the first athlete from Kosovo to win an Olympic medal. The second judo Olympic title of the day went to Italy’s Fabio Basile in the mens’ -66kg.
    07 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Judo, Kosovo, Italy
  • Judo 60 - 66kg (Half-lightweight) men

    Judo 60 - 66kg (Half-lightweight) men

    Masashi Ebinuma of Japan (blue) and Wander Mateo of the Dominican Republic compete during the Men's -66kg quarter final on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 2 on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Judo 60 - 66kg (Half-lightweight) men

    Judo 60 - 66kg (Half-lightweight) men

    Masashi Ebinuma of Japan and Charles Chibana of Brazil (blue) compete during the Men's -66kg Elimination round of 32 on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 2 on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Saturday, August 6, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
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