CHENGDU, July 30 (Xinhua) — Japan received 4 gold medals on the second day of the judo competitors on the Chengdu Universiade right here on Sunday.
One of probably the most intense battles of the day began within the males’s 81kg last between Yoshito Hojo of Japan and Nurbek Murtozoev of Uzbekistan. Murtozoev scored first with a waza-ari however misplaced to Hojo by an ippon.
In the lads’s 73kg last, Japanese judoka Tatsuki Ishihara toppled Rashid Mammadaliyev of Azerbaijan to win gold.
Kirari Yamaguchi of Japan beat Agathe Devitry of France by a clear throw within the ladies’s 63kg last. Japan’s Mayu Honda received ladies’s 70kg gold in a fast-paced last, defeating Samira Bock of Germany.
Chinese judoka Feng Beibei completed seventh within the ladies’s 63kg class, and her teammate Ye Zi additionally ranked seventh within the ladies’s 70kg class.
Five judo golds might be up for grabs in Monday’s competitions, particularly males’s 90kg, 100kg and +100kg, in addition to ladies’s 78kg and +78kg classes.