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Huge ippons, huge backflip from 66kg judo champ Fabio Basile

August 8, 2016

Huge ippons, huge backflip from 66kg judo champ Fabio Basile

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In the men's 66kg judo competition at the Rio Games, Italy's Fabio Basile pulled off one of the day's biggest surprises when he romped through the field with a series of big throws on his opponents en route to a gold medal. He also did not hold back his emotions, celebrating his final victory in emphatic fashion with a backflip.

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