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Georgian judokas win 4 medals at Cadet World Judo Championship

13 Aug 2017 - 10:54:00

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Agenda.ge,13 Aug 2017 - 10:54, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia has won gold, silver and bronze medals at the Cadet World Judo Championship in Chile’s capital of Santiago.

Per the championship’s official webpage, Lasha Bekauri became the world champion and took the gold medal in the 73kg category defeating Japanese Nakanashi Daiki "with koshi guruma for ippon in the final”.

Bekauri’s gold medal brought Georgia’s medal count to four:

  • Luka Kapanadze (-55kg category) won silver;
  • Sopio Somkhishvili (+70kg category) won silver;
  • Mariam Tchanturia (-63kg category) took bronze.

The Cadet World Judo Championship is taking place from August 9-13 in individual and team competitions.

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