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Zolnir claims Slovenia's first Olympic judo gold

08-01-2012 01:06 BJT Special Report:2012 London Olympic Games |

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With the women's 63 kilogram competition, Urska Zolnir, from Slovenia, has beaten her Chinese rival, Xu Lili to pocket her country's first Olympic judo gold.

The 30-year-old world number three got the all important winning score when she threw Xu over her shoulder. Xu Lili's silver is China's first judo medal in London. Japan and France shared the bronze medal.

Mongolia's Munkhzaya Tsedevsuren fights with Slovenia's Urska
Zolnir (blue) in their women's -63kg semi-final B judo match at
the London 2012 Olympic Games July 31, 2012.

Gold medallist Slovenia's Urska Zolnir celebrates her
victory after the awards ceremony for the women's -63kg
judo competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games July 31, 2012.



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