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Olympic Judo 2016: Medal Winners and Scores After Monday's Results

Christopher Simpson@@CJSimpsonBRFeatured ColumnistAugust 8, 2016

Brazil's Rafaela Silva celebrates after winning the gold medal of the women's 57-kg judo competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Markus Schreiber/Associated Press

Brazilian Rafaela Silva earned gold for the hosts in the women's 57-kilogram judo final at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Monday, beating Sumiya Dorjsuren of Mongolia.

Meanwhile, Japan's Shohei Ono beat Rustam Orujov of Azerbaijan to take gold in the men's 73-kilogram event.

Here are all the medal winners from Monday's judo action:  

Olympic Judo 2016 Men's -73 Kilogram
PlaceAthleteCountry
GoldShohei OnoJapan
SilverRustam OrujovAzerbaijan
Bronze (A)Lasha ShavdatuashviliGeorgia
Bronze (B)Dirk van TicheltBelgium
BBC Sport
Olympic Judo 2016 Women's -57 Kilogram
PlaceAthleteCountry
GoldRafaela SilvaBrazil
SilverSumiya DorjsurenMongolia
Bronze (A)Telma MonteiroPortugal
Bronze (B)Kaori MatsumotoJapan
BBC Sport

      

Recap

Portugal's Telma Monteiro edged out Romania's Corina Caprioriu with a yuko to collect the first bronze medal on offer.

Kaori Matsumoto of Japan beat close friend Chen-Ling Lien of Taiwan by the same method, per the International Judo Federation:

Int. Judo Federation @IntJudoFed

Matsumoto #JPN def. Lien #TPE by a yuko to win Japan's fifth #bronze medal at #JudoRio2016 #Judo

However, as noted by JudoInside.com, it was not the result she ultimately would have wanted:

JudoInside.com @JudoInside

Gold in 2012, bronze in 2016. Not so bad, but not according the plan. https://t.co/RidivMMlwr #JudoRio2016 #JPN https://t.co/1qlm326krK

The 2012 Olympic champion lost to Dorjsuren in her semi-final, and the Mongolian earned a bout with local favourite Silva.

Silva won the 2013 World Championships in Rio and enjoyed yet another fairytale win in her hometown thanks to a wazari midway through the match.

The Mail on Sunday's Oliver Holt noted the importance of the moment, while NBC Olympics shared her reaction as she sent the crowd into rapturous applause:

Oliver Holt @OllieHolt22

Rafaela Silva, a kid from the Rio favelas, wins gold. Huge moment for these Olympics

NBC Olympics @NBCOlympics

So many emotions for Brazil's own Rafaela Silva! #Judo #Rio2016 https://t.co/dVAK6zJk2T

In the men's event, Ono beat Dirk van Tichelt by ippon in the semi-final.

The Belgian had looked in fantastic shape until that point, having beaten Korea's Changrim An, so it was of little surprise the judoka came out on top in his bronze medal match:

Int. Judo Federation @IntJudoFed

.@dirkvantichelt #BEL taps out Ungvari #HUN with a juji-gatame for the second -73kg #bronze medal #Judo #JudoRio2016

So too did Georgia's Lasha Shavdatuashvili, as he made short work of Israel's Sagi Muki.

The final went as expected, with Ono quickly dispatching Orujov with a wazari followed by a match-winning ippon to collect Japan's first judo gold of the Rio Olympics.

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