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Olympics-Judo-Kosovo's Krasniqi wins first judo gold medal at Tokyo 2020

Kosovo's judoka Distria Krasniqi won the gold medal in the women's -48kg category at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, beating Japanese rival Funa Tonaki in the final.

Olympics-Judo-Kosovo's Krasniqi wins first judo gold medal at Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Judo - Women's 48kg - Bronze medal match - Nippon Budokan - Tokyo, Japan - July 24, 2021. Daria Bilodid of Ukraine reacts after winning bronze REUTERS/Sergio Perez

TOKYO: Kosovo's judoka Distria Krasniqi won the gold medal in the women's -48kg category at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, beating Japanese rival Funa Tonaki in the final.

Bronze medals went to Daria Bilodid of Ukraine and Urantsetseg Munkhbat of Mongolia.

(Reporting by Tetsushi Kajimoto, editing by Pritha Sarkar)

Source: Reuters

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