Today, July 28, in London hosted the Olympic judo tournament.
The winner in the weight category up to 60 kg was the Russian judoka Arsen Galstyan.
On the way to a decisive battle, 23-year-old athlete in the hardest fights defeated South Korean Choi Kwang Hyon and representative of Uzbekistan Rishod Sobirov.
In the final, Arsene met with the Japanese Hiroaki Hiraoka, before a clear advantage for winning the Italian Elio Verde, and won a landslide victory in the intake assessment ippon.
We add that this is the first Olympic gold medal in the Russian Judo team from the Games-1992 in Barcelona.
Weight category up to 60 kg
Fights for third place
Felipe Kitadai (Brazil) — Elio Verde (Italy) — 11:0
Rishod Sobirov (Uzbekistan) — Sofiane Milus (France) — 10:3
Arsen Galstyan (Russia) — Hiroaki Hiraoka (Japan) — 100:0 (by ippon)
The winning shot in the final, against a representative of the pioneers of judo, Japanese Hiroaki Hiraoka: