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May 16, 2021

Judo: Alina Dumitru, Dan Fasie win silver at World Cup

Romanian judokas Alina Dumitru (48-kg category) and Dan Fasie (66-kg category) won silver at the Judo World Cup in Sao Paolo, Brazil, while Andreea Chitu (57-kg category) and Costel Danculea (73-kg category) won bronze, Agerpres informs.

After prematurely leaving the Grand Slam in Rio de Janeiro, Olympic champion Alina Dumitru recovered in Sao Paolo, managing to qualify for the final of her category after defeating Turkey’s Sumeyye Akkus in the semifinals. Dumitru lost the final against Belgium’s Charline Van Snick but her presence on the podium brought her new points in her bid to qualify for the Olympic Games in London.

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