Judoka M.Urantsetseg wins Mongolia’s first medal of Tokyo Olympics

2021-07-26 11:18:34

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On July 24, Mongolian judoka M.Urantsetseg faced off against Portuguese judoka Catarina Costa in the bronze medal match for the women’s 48 kg weight class, coming out victorious with 10-0 by applying the kansetsu-waza (joint lock) technique. 

With this, State Honored Athlete M.Urantsetseg has won the bronze medal at the Tokyo Summer Olympics, winning the first medal for the National Olympic Team. In 2020, she achieved the Guinness World Record for the most medals won on the IJF World Tour.

The gold medal match took place between Funa Tonaki of Japan and Distria Krasniqi of Kosovo, with the Kosovar judoka defeating her opponent by scoring a waza-ari.