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Olympics: Judoka Gomboc finishes 7th in men’s 66kg category

Slovenian judoka Adrian Gomboc finished 7th in the men’s 66kg category at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo after dropping to Baruch Shmailov of Israel in the repechage.

The 26-year-old fought a tactical and cautious fight against the Israeli, who is ranked 8th on the global judo rankings. After the four minutes of regulation time, the pair fought for the golden point in extra time, with Shmailov concluding the duel with an ippon in only 34 seconds.


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