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Kazakhstan’s Youth Olympic Team Celebrate Their First Gold Medal in Judo at Buenos Aires 2018

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Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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STORY HEADLINE: KAZAKHSTAN’S YOUTH OLYMPIC TEAM CELEBRATE THEIR FIRST GOLD MEDAL IN JUDO AT BUENOS AIRES 2018                 

DATE: 9 October, 2018

LOCATION: Buenos Aires, Argentina

LANGUAGE: English, German, Kazakh

 

STORY SCRIPT:

Bekarys Saduakas has claimed Kazakhstan’s first gold medal of this summer’s Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018 in the men’s under-100kg judo event.

The 17-year-old won by waza-ari in just over two minutes to condemn the same-aged Ilia Sulamanidze, from Georgia, to silver.

With two bronze medal matches, Turkey’s Omer Aydin, 17, and Zsombor Veg, 16, from Hungary completed the podium.

Completing the day’s action, Germany’s Raffaela Igl, 17, denied Kazakhstan a double gold with an ippon victory over Margarita Gritsenko, 16 in the women’s under-78kg competition.

Finalising the medal spots, Metka Lobnik, 17, from Slovenia and Brazilian Eduarda Rosa, of the same age, both were awarded bronze after winning their respective matches.

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