Second Gold Medals for Uzbekistan and Brazil

On day six of the World Judo Championships, native hero Davlat Bobonov met his adoring public to signal autographs and take photos with the subsequent technology of Judoka, following his superb victory yesterday.

In addition to his adoring public, he was additionally greeted by Mr. Oybek Kasimov, the Secretary Basic of the Nationwide Olympic Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

And at the moment there could be but extra success for Uzbekistan, as Muzaffarbek Turoboyev flew by his preliminaries, defeating a few of the largest names within the class alongside the way in which. Utilizing his excessive peak to execute his unorthodox type, he defeated one of many stalwarts of the under100-kilo class, Michael Korrel.

Within the closing, he confronted Kyle Reyes of Canada, himself one other shock finalist, who was decided to turn out to be Canada’s first-ever male world champion. He was on hearth all day utilizing his velocity and conventional Judo, seemingly with ease.

After an epic contest, the 11,000-capacity stadium rose to its ft to cheer Turoboyev, who immediately turned one other Uzbek nationwide hero.

Mr. Azizjon Kamilov, The President of the Uzbekistan Judo Federation and Vice President of the Nationwide Olympic Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan awarded the world champion his medal.

“Within the closing, the entire venue was supporting me and it gave me plenty of power. I felt very, superb and I attempted so arduous to win.” Mentioned a proud Turoboyev.

Within the  under78 kilo class, Brazil’s veteran, Mayra Aguiar, seemed hungry to reclaim that desired purple again patch after 5 years. Unimaginable counter-attacking judo noticed her blast her well past each Jangeldina of Kazakhstan and the present Olympic champion, Japan’s Hamada Shori.

On the opposite aspect of the draw was Ma Zhenzhao of China, a younger and highly effective athlete who’s at all times harmful.

Within the closing Aguiar executed her trademark Kosoto assault to turn out to be a three-time World Champion, along with being a two-time Olympic Bronze medallist, cementing her place as a real legend of the beneath 78-kilo class.

IJF Vice President and President of the Judo Union of Asia, Mr. Obaid Al Anzi awarded the medals.

“This was one thing that I actually needed to do, I deliberate proper in order that once I bought right here, I knew that I had given every little thing and achieved every little thing to be excellent.” Mentioned an elated Aguiar.

Our ippon of the day got here from 18-year-old Yelyzaveta Lytvynenko of Ukraine, who threw the reigning Olympic Champion with an unbelievable foot sweep, utilizing minimal effort, and attaining most effectivity. 

The ultimate day of the 2022 Judo World Championships in Uzbekistan is to happen tomorrow.

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