Monday, July 30, 2012

Yanet Bermoy Gives Cuba First Medal in London Olympic Games

July 30 2012, 10 :10 am GMT 

Guantanamo's Venceremos Newspaper –- Cuban judoka Janet Bermoy opened the table of medals for Cuba in the Olympic Games in London on Sunday by winning the silver medal in the 52-kilogram category.

Bermoy, World Champion in Egypt in 2005 and silver medalist in Beijing 2008 in the 48-kilogram division, lost to North Korea's Kum Ae An, who improved her performance in Beijing, where she got the silver medal.

The 25-year-old Cuban judoka beat Mongolia's Bundmaa Munkhbaatar by wazari in the first combat.

She also defeated Marie Muller (Luxembourg) by a yuko resulting from two "shidos" for passiveness of her contender, in the second fight.

 Source: Prensa Latina and

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