Cuban Female Judokas Win Gold

Featured Cuban Female Judokas Win Gold

Cuban judoka Idalis Ortiz won today the gold medal of women's +78 kg competition in judo at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean Games.

The London 2012 Olympic Champion won in the final match by decision of the judges over her Puerto Rican rival Melissa Mojica. Mariannys Hernandez, from Venezuela, and Gabriella Wood, from Trinidad and Tobago, reached the bronze medals.

Cuban Kaliema Antomarchi also won today the gold medal of 78 kg division beating Venezuelan Karen Leon, silver medalist, by Ippon.

Mexican Debanhi Ochoa and Dominican Eiraima Silvestre won the bronze medals.

Cuba tops the judo's medals in Barranquilla-2018 with six gold metals, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic accumulate three each, and the group of countries with titles is closed by Panama (2), Mexico and Guatemala (1).

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