North Korea's Kae wins gold in women's 52kg judo
Posted on: 10:49 PM IST Jul 29, 2012
London: An Kae Um won North Korea's first Olympic gold medal at London Games on Sunday in the women's judo 52-kilogram category.
The 20-year-old An defeated Acosta Bermoy of Cuba in the final in a match that went into overtime. An won in the final minutes with a decisive throw that landed Bermoy on her back.
An won silver at the Beijing Games four years ago. Earlier in the day, An knocked out top-seeded Misato Nakamura in the second round.
The bronze medals were won by Italy's Rosalba Forciniti and France's Priscilla Gneto.