Sport JO of Tokyo - Judo: Buchard in the final, the Blouch beaten in the second round
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Amandine Buchard qualified for the final of the Olympic tournament of -52kg without any problem, this Sunday in Tokyo , and bring a second medal to the France team. On the other hand, Kilian The Blouch was eliminated in the second round at the -66kg.
???? Superb Amandine Buchard's performance (-52 kg women) that accesses the half thanks to a sublime Ippon facing South Korean Park.
???????? Very nice demonstration of the French
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Sport to have brought a medal to France since the beginning of the Tokyo Olympics, Judo could well win a second this Sunday! Amandine Buchard will play the semi-finals of the -52kg tournament after a morning that was shipped. The 26-year-old Judokate, 2021 and No. 2 World Champion, began his tournament by a victory over Ippon after 1'04 against Georgian Tetiana Levytska-Shukvani (31th) she had beaten in 2019 during their Unique fight. His opponent wounded on the left knee after the last action. Buchard then confronted in the quarter-finals South Korean D-Sol Park (21th), which she had already beaten four times out of four, and she spent only 59 seconds on the tatami, the time to put it Ippon . In the semi-finals, the French should get rid of the Swiss Fabien Kocher, the third of the world, that it has already beaten twice in two fights, to ensure a new medal in France. A fight that has lasted only about fifteen seconds! Amandine Buchard realized his special, a Kataguruma, to set up Fabienne Kocher. For the title, the tricolor will have to fight with the Japanese UTA ABE for a duel of Titans. But, what's certain is that she will bring a second medal to the Olympic France team!
The Blouch falls on stronger
on the other hand, on the boys' side, the Olympic tournament lasted only two towers for Kilian the Blouch in the -66kg. The 31-year-old French, third of the World Championships 2020 and N ° 22, started its day with a victory over Nigerian Ismael Alhassane, who received three penalties. But in the second round, it could not do it against the world's n ° 5 and world champion 2017 and 2018, Hifumi Abe, who put it Ippon to the Golden Score after 5'27 of combat.
Olympics-Judo-Japan, France compete for gold in first judo team event .
US-OLYMPICS-2020-JUD:Olympics-Judo-Japan, France compete for gold in first judo team eventThe new event means a 15th judo gold medal is on offer, on top of the seven weight categories each for men and women. Women in the -57 kg, -70 kg, +70 kg weight classes and men in the -73 kg, -90 kg and +90 kg weights each face off one by one in the team event.