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Judoka from El Salvador ranked 79th upsets world No. 9

August 9, 2016

Judoka from El Salvador ranked 79th upsets world No. 9

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In the men's 81kg judo tournament, El Savador's Juan Turcios -- ranked 79th in the Olympic qualification rankings -- delivered an inspired performance in a Round of 32 match against Greece's Roman Moustopoulos, the world No. 9. Turcios scored on two throws -- first a waza-ari, then an ippon -- to pull off the decisive upset.

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