Zantaraya stopped in a step from medals in judo world Cup

Зантарая остановился в шаге от медали ЧМ по дзюдо

After two days of world championship Ukraine remained without medals.

Five-time world Championships medalist in judo Ukrainian George Zantaraya stopped in a step from medals in the weight category up to 66 kg at the judo world championship held in Budapest.

The Ukrainian won three fights in a row in the preliminary round in weight to 66 kg, but in the semifinals lost by IPPON 19-year-old Japanese, Hifumi Abe, who eventually became world champion.

In the battle for third place Zantaraia lost Talu Flicker from Israel.

The world championship is held in Budapest from 28 August to 3 September. Ukrainian athletes have not yet won any medal at the world Cup in 2017.

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