Natsumi Tsunoda Wins Gold in Women’s 48 kg Judo at Hangzhou Asian Games

Natsumi Tsunoda attacking Kazakh athlete (right) in the women’s 48 kg class final (Hangzhou (Kyodo)

[Hangzhou Kyodo]On the 24th, the second day of the Hangzhou Asian Games, the competition got into full swing, and Natsumi Tsunoda (SBC Shonan Beauty Clinic), who has been selected to represent the Paris Olympics in the women’s 48 kg judo class, won Japan’s first gold medal at this tournament. He won the second weight class title following the 52 kg class in the previous tournament. Ryoma Tanaka (University of Tsukuba) in the men’s 66kg class also advanced to the finals.

In the swimming competition, Daiya Seto (CHARIS&Co.) and others will aim to win the men’s 200m individual medley, and in the gymnastics competition, the men’s team all-around final will be held.

Japan placed 2nd in the women’s rowing (former rowing competition) four-way race, the first Japanese medal of the tournament. Japan secured a spot at the Paris Olympics in the modern women’s individual pentathlon.

2023-09-24 09:04:09
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