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China takes 1 gold in judo competitors at Asiad

HANGZHOU, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) — China’s judoka Ma Zhenzhao gained the ladies’s 78kg class crown as particular person occasions of judo competitors concluded on the Hangzhou Asian Games right here on Tuesday.

25-year-old Ma, who secured a bronze on the Jakarta Asian Games 5 years in the past, mentioned that successful over Rika Takayama was a tough match as a result of the Japanese judoka was a powerful opponent.

“Grabbing the gold medal depends on my willpower and encouragement of all audiences at the gymnasium,” mentioned Ma, including that the gold medal belonged to her crew and he or she would strive her greatest to organize for the Paris Olympic Games.

In different 4 judo gold medal matches on Tuesday, Kim Ha-yun from South Korea gained a gold after defeating Xu Shiyan of China within the girls’s +78kg class. Xu collected the second judo silver for China after Tang Jing took the primary within the girls’s 63kg class on Monday.

Erlan Sherov from Kyrgyzstan gained the gold within the males’s 90kg class, Uzbekistan’s Muzaffarbek Turoboyev secured gold within the males’s 100kg class, and Magomedomar Magomedomarov of United Arab Emirates claimed the title within the males’s +100kg class.

Japanese judokas gained 4 out of 14 golds on supply within the particular person occasions, whereas Uzbekistan secured three golds. Chinese Taipei collected two golds, and China, South Korea, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and United Arab Emirates secured one gold every.

The blended crew contest is ready to kick off on Wednesday.