CUBAN JUDOKA YANET BERMOY GETS SILVER MEDAL IN LONDON
Last Updated: 2012-07-30
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LONDON, July 30 (NNN-PRENSA LATINA) - Cuban judoka Janet Bermoy opened the table of medals for Cuba in the Olympic Games in London yesterday 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.

In her third combat, the 25-year-old Cuban judoka beat Ilse Heylen, from Belgium, by waza-ari.

--NNN-PRENSA LATINA