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Emilie Andeol pins reigning Olympic champ to win judo gold

August 12, 2016

Emilie Andeol pins reigning Olympic champ to win judo gold

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French judoka Emilie Andeol captured a gold medal after knocking off the world's top two female heavyweights in back-to-back matches. Her final bout against reigning the Olympic champion, Idalys Ortiz of Cuba, went into a golden score period, and after three minutes, Andeol held her down to win by ippon.

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