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Judoka Siblings take Gold for Japan -Tokyo 2020

Posted by THE SNAKE on July 25, 2021 at 1:35 PM

Back again with more from Tokyo 2020 , Japan has taken two more Golds in Judo as sister and brother  Abe Uta and Abe Hifumi take the prize in the Women's 52kg and Mens 66kg category's .

Abe Uta got through to the final against  France's Amandine Buchard after beating Brazil's Pimenta witha Ippon in the first round she swept her way through coming up against the UK's Chelsie Giles  winning by Waza-ari and the same against Italy's Guiffrida which went to Golden Score. 

Her match with Buchard went into Golden Score and she won with a Ippon against the European Champion to clinch the Gold.

Abe Uta scores Ippon in Golden Score

Her Brother later went on to beat Geogia's Margvelashvili with a leg sweep in the final match to get a waza-ari .

So That makes three Gold  Medals in the Judo for Japan so far , Jigoro Kano would be proud.

Abe Hifumi strikes a double for the family 

Chelsie Giles claims Team GB's first Medal , with a Bronze in the 52kg Judo Competiton

Congrats also to Briton's Chelsie Giles who got through to secure a Bronze medal for Team GB
Giles got her chance in the Repachage and won against Switzerland's Fabienne Kocher to secure Team GB's fiirst medal of the games

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