Daniel Cargnin has bounced back to claim some Olympic hardware…
After losing to Japan’s Hifumi Abe in the semifinals, the Brazilian judoka returned to the mat to win his bronze medal match against Israel’s Baruch Shmailov in the 66kg category at the 2020 Tokyo Games.
The fight was very tense, with Cargnin needing to be seen by doctors after suffering a cut after an opponent’s entry. But he managed to confirm the medal with a wasari
It’s the second medal for Brazil at the Olympics, following Kelvin Hoefler silver in the street category of skateboarding.