Published On: Sun, Jul 29th, 2012

Brazilian Sarah Menezes wins Gold in 48Kg Judo Title

World number two Sarah Menezes of Brazil overcame defending champion Alina Dumitru of Romania to win the women’s 48kg judo title at the London Olympics here Saturday.

Three-time worlds bronze medallist Menezes pulled off a waza-ari to beat Dumitru. She had a disappointing 19th finish in Beijing four years ago, Xinhua reports.

Hungarian Eva Csernoviczki pushed aside favourite Tomoko Fukumi of Japan for the bronze.

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