August 1, 2012. Day five of 2012 Summer Olympics. Arguably the pinnacle of the sport of Judo. Because of the Olympics, the sport of Judo is show cased to millions around the world. Today, world-class players, known thru out the Judo world compete under 90 kilograms. They take their talents to the tatami and entertain the world for the ultimate prize, the Gold Medal.
ROUND 16 -90 kg
The first match, Ilias (Greece) vs Karolis Bauza (Lithuania)
Three shidos are given to Bauza for non-combativity, for a score of Yuko. The match goes full. Little action. Iliadis wins.
ROUND 16: Cuba vs. Serbia -90 kg
At the 1:16 minute mark, Gonzalez attempts a drop Seoinage for the score of Yuko. Gerasimenko gets called for two shido for non-combativity. The match goes full-time.
Gonzalez wins by Yuko (accumulated points)
QUARTER FINAL: -90 kg
Cuba vs Australia
One last drop Seoinage attempt to finish the match.
Gonzalez wins by Yuko. (accumulated points)
SEMI-FINAL CONTEST-90 kg
Asley Gonzalez (Cuba) vs. Kirill Denisov (Russia Federation)
Big Taiotoshi executed by Gonzalez.
Gonzalez win by Ippon.
Dae-Nam Song (Korea) vs. Tiago Camilo (Brazil)
Song attempts Seoinage for the score of Wazari.
Song win by Wazari (accumulated point)
BRONZE MEDAL CONTEST-90 kg
Ilias Iliadis (Greece) vs. Tiago Camilo (Brazil). 0011-0002
Camilo is called with two shido, for the score of Yuko for Iliadis.
Iliadis win by Yuko (defensive posture)
Masashi Nishiyama (Japan) vs. Denisov Kirill (Russia Federation)
The match is intense, but no score. Match goes full-time. Golden Score time.
Shido against Kirill.
Nishiyama win Judges decision (non-combativity)
GOLD MEDAL CONTEST-90 kg
Korea vs Cuba
Dae-Nam Song vs Asley Gonzalez
The match begins, Kumikata is exchanged. Shido is given to Gonzalez for over defensive near the two-minute mark. Soon after Song is given a shido for the same. The match goes full-time.
Song wins via Wazari.
Ilias Iliadis, Greece and Masashi Nishiyama Japan
Asley Gonzalez Cuba
Dae-Nam Song Korea
Great day of Judo! LotS of big throwS. Great day to be a fan of Judo. Workout, drink be merry.