Just hours after Egyptian rival refused to shake hands after his loss, Israeli judoka, Or Sasson, wins a bronze medal in the men’s 100 kg plus weight class.
Elad Benari, Canada
Israeli judoka Or Sasson on Friday won a bronze medal in the Rio Olympics, after winning a consolation round in the men’s 100 kilogram plus weight class.
Sasson defeated Cuban Alex Garcia Mendoza, shortly after losing a semifinal match to world champion Teddy Riner.
The medal gives Israel its second bronze medal at the Rio Olympics. Earlier this week, judoka Yarden Gerbi won a bronze medal after defeating Japan’s Miku Tashiro in the women’s Judo under 63 kg category. Continue Reading »