Women's Extra-Lightweight -48kg

Judo Beijing Olympics

Gold medal favorite: Alina Dumitru - Romania

Venue: Beijing Science and Technology University Gymnasium

Preview of day 1 of the Beijing Olympics

I can’t believe we are finally away. I am sure it was hard for the athletes competing this morning as the opening ceremony went pretty late. I think it would have been hard for them to sleep with all of the excitement.
There a total of seven gold medals up for grabs today in [...]

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Ryoko Tani is Japan’s most well known and loved Olympic athletes. She won gold in the extra-lightweight class (48kg) at the Sydney and Athens Olympic games.
Tani took a break from judo for two years to raise her son. On her return in 2007 she defeated Cuba’s Yanet Bermoy to win her seventh world [...]