Silver Medal for Tunisia at the Youth Olympic Games

On Day 2 of the Youth Olympic Games 2018, being held in Argentina, the African Continent won its first medal through Mariem KHLIFI (TUN).

The -63kg was opposed Mariem KHLIFI (TUN) and OZBAS Szofi (HUN). During the first four minutes only penalties were given, two for KHLIFI and one for OZBAS. After one minute of golden score, the Tunisian, launch a powerful attack but perfectly controlled by the Hungarian, who immediately followed on the floor with an immobilisation for ippon.

Alessia CORRAO (BEL) took the first bronze medal of the category after immobilizing Hasret BOZKURT of Turkey for ippon. With a little more than one minute left on the scoreboard, KIM Juhee (KOR) scored a waza-ari with a drop-seoi-nage for waza-ari that was first evaluated as a ippon. But she finally could maintain the score to win the first bronze medal for Korea in judo.

Final KHLIFI, Mariem (TUN) vs. OZBAS, Szofi (HUN)

Bronze Medal Contests BOZKURT, Hasret (TUR) vs. CORRAO, Alessia (BEL) KIM, Juhee (KOR) vs. PENCUE, Nikol (COL)

Final Results 1. OZBAS, Szofi (HUN) 2. KHLIFI, Mariem (TUN) 3. CORRAO, Alessia (BEL) 3. KIM, Juhee (KOR) 5. BOZKURT, Hasret (TUR) 5. PENCUE, Nikol (COL) 7. BROTHERS, Saskia (AUS) 7. PECHA, Itzel (MEX)