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Tsirekidze of Georgia Takes Home Judo Gold

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)

81 - 90kg (middleweight), Algeria, ASCHWANDEN, Sergei, Beijing 2008, BENIKHLEF, Amar, Georgia, Judo, MESBAH, Hesham, Switzerland, TSIREKIDZE, Irakli, Men,

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