Tokyo 2020 | Japanese brother and sister Abe both achieve gold in judo

Tokyo 2020 |  Japanese brother and sister Abe both achieve gold in judo

Hifumi Abe defeated Georgian Vazga Margilashvili in the final as the two-time world champion. The decision finally came after waza-ari.

The new Olympic champion was familiar with the gold achieved by his sister Uta Abe. The Japanese is at least as successful as her brother, who is two years older than her. In 2018 and 2019 she won the world title. In addition, it ranks third in the world rankings. In front of his home crowd, Ota’Abe defeated France’s Amandine Bouchard in Sunday’s final with an EPON move.

The men’s bronze went to Anne Powell of South Korea and Danielle Karnin of Brazil. In the women’s race, Giuseppe Giuffrida (Italy) and Chelsea Giles (Great Britain) took third place.

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Tokyo 2020 | Judo – Women – 52K: Abe Ota of Japan wins gold


William Shanner won the gold medal in the 10-meter air rifle shooting. The twenty-year-old American achieved a score of 251.6; A new Olympic record. Thus, he was ahead of China’s Sheng Lihao (250.9) and Yang Haoran (229.4).

William Shanner earned gold in the Gentlemen’s Air Rifle.

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In the preliminaries, Yang Haoran scored the best result: 632.7. This was also an Olympic record. Shanner advanced to the final with a score of 630.8.

In the 10-meter air pistol, gold went to Russian Vitalina Batsarashkina. She also set an Olympic record: 240.3. This is 0.9 points more than Bulgaria’s Antoinita Kostadinov, who took silver. China’s Jiang Ranchen won the bronze. For Batsarashkina, the Olympic title is the crown of her career. In Rio de Janeiro she just missed the gold medal.


South Korea won the Nations Cup in women’s archery. This was the ninth consecutive time that South Korean women had claimed the title. An San, Kang Chaeu Young and Jang Minhee convincingly defeated the Russian team in the final: 6-0. For An San, this was her second gold medal at these Olympics. She won the mixed team gold medal on Saturday with Kim Ji-Duk, defeating Dutch Gabriella Schlosser and Steve Wegler in the final.


The United States and France managed to add a gold screen on Sunday. Lee Keefer won the Women’s Championship; The first gold medal for the United States in this event. Defending champion Inna Deriglazova of the Russian national team was defeated in the final. And her compatriot Larisa Korobnikova won the bronze medal.

In the men’s category, Romain Cannon won in the épée category. Earlier in the day, the Frenchman eliminated Bass Veronene. Gergeli Seklosi (Hungary) won the silver, ahead of Ukraine’s Igor Rizlin.

Weight lifting

China’s Li Fabin won the first gold medal in men’s weightlifting on Sunday. In the under 61 kg category, he defeated Iran’s Eko Yuli Erawan in the final. Igor Son of Kazakhstan won the bronze medal. Later in the day, the category up to 67 kilograms is included in the program.


Tingmao Shi and Han Wang were victorious on a 3-meter plank in a synchronized jump. The Chinese duo was much better than the rest with a score of 326.40. Silver went to Canadian duo Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini Beaulieu. Lena Hentschel and Tina Bunzel took the bronze for Germany. American duo Allison Gibson and Krista Palmer were still on top two laps later. However, they squandered their medal chances with the third and fourth jump.

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