Olympics-Judo-Japanese judoka Hamada wins gold in women’s -78 kg division in Tokyo

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Judo - Women's 78kg - Gold medal match
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Judo – Women’s 78kg – Gold medal match – Nippon Budokan – Tokyo, Japan – July 29, 2021. Madeleine Malonga of France and Shori Hamada of Japan react after the match. REUTERS/Annegret Hilse

July 29, 2021

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese judoka Shori Hamada won the gold medal in the women’s -78 kg category in the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday, beating Madeleine Malonga of France in the final.

Bronze medals went to Anna-Maria Wagner of Germany and Mayra Aguiar of Brazil.

(Reporting by Tetsushi Kajimoto; editing by Clare Fallon)