Japan wins the World Cup mixed team

HAVANA, June 13 (ACN) Japan won the gold medal today at the World Judo Championships Mixed Team Championships in Budapest, Hungary, with the stage at Laszlo Pab Sports Arena, as the Cuban team fell in their first appearance to Georgia.

According to the site www.ippon.org, the Cubans lost 1-4 to the Georgians, with the only win for the super complete – over 78 kg – Idalis Ortiz, who now competes in the over 70 kg, one of the six divisions called up in the competition.

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The defeats were for Arnes Audelin in 57 kg, 63 kg, Maylin del Toro (70 kg), Magdel Estrada (73 kg) and over 100 kg Andy Granda (over 90 kg), while Ivan Silva (90 kg). ), did not appear to fight, as the victory of Georgia was already guaranteed, which later came in seventh.

Georgians shared the seventh step with Ukraine, while South Koreans and representatives of the International Judo Federation (IJF) took fifth.

For bronze medals, successes went to Uzbekistan and Brazil, winners of the South Korean and International Golf Federation teams, in that order.
Japan climbed to the top of the podium after beating France in the final.

The Japanese undoubtedly gave a signal of what would happen at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, postponed from July 23 to August 8, as they also won the individual tournament with five golds, four silvers and two bronzes.

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His companions on the podium were Georgia (1-1-2) and Spain (1-1-2), in that order, followed by Russia (1-1-1), France (1-1-0), and Germany (1-) . 0-1), Portugal (1-0-1), Canada (1-0-1), Belgium (1-0-0) and Croatia (1-0-0), the ten countries with at least one qualification. .

Cuba finished without medals and finished 28th in the individual, thanks to Ortiz’s fifth (over 78kg) and seventh by del Toro (63kg), since Odilin, Antomarechi, Polanco, Estrada, Silva and Granda. They are far from medals.

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