Émilie Andéol of France wins Gold in Women’s 78 Kg Judo

France’s Emilie Andeol won gold medal in the Women’s 78 Kg Judo event of Rio 2016 Olympics.

Émilie Andéol of France wins Gold in Women’s 78 Kg Judo

Emilie Andeol beat defending champion Idalys Ortiz of Cuba in the finla match to become the first Frenchwoman to win Olympic gold in Judo’s highest category for women.

Defeating Cuba’s Idalys Ortiz had to settle for silver medal.

Bronze medals for the event were won by Japan’s Kanae Yamabe and China’s Yu Song who defeated Turkey’s Kayra Sayit and South Korea’s Kim Min-jung in their respective bronze medal matches.

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