On the second day of the world judo championship, which takes place in Baku (Azerbaijan), the moneybox of the national team of Ukraine was replenished with a second award.
In weight category to 66 kg bronze medalist of the world championship was a resident of Kiev Georgy Zantaraya, UKRINFORM reported.
On his way to the podium Zantaraya first victory over the pole Patrick Vavricka, Filipino Sugeno by Nakano and Ahmed Abdelrahman out of Egypt, lost in the quarterfinals to Japanese Hfom Abe, and in the tournament for the third place took precedence over Russian Mikhail Pulawy Fltron and tal from Israel.
This is the sixth medal of the world Championships in a collection of award-winning 30-year-old Ukrainian judoka. In 2009 in Rotterdam Zantaraya won the “gold”, a year in Tokyo – “silver” in Paris-2011, Rio de Janeiro-2013, Chelyabinsk 2014 Baku-2018 – “bronze”.
We will remind, on the first day of competition in Baku world champion-2018 was a 17-year-old Ukrainian Daria Beloded (weight category up to 48 kg).