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"In the women's division, the first gold medal went not to defending Olympic champion Sarah Menezes in her home country, but to an Argentinian bronze medalist from the Beijing games, now a qualified doctor. Paula Pareto, ranked third, jumped repeatedly in victory when she defeated South Korea's Bokyeong Jeong in the women's 48-kilogram division, much to the delight of a crowd packed with Argentinians waving their national flag. Pareto's coach Laura Martinel described her as 'phenomenal' and credited Pareto's exceptional technique and mental strength for her victory. London Games champion Menezes had been hoping to repeat her victory in front of a home crowd, but lost twice: first to Cuba's Dayaris Mestre Alvarez in the quarter finals and then in the repechage competition to Munkhbat, who applied such a strong armbar that Menezes tapped out in submission. Russian President Vladimir Putin is the honorary president of the International Judo", www.timesunion.com
"Judoka Jeong Bo-kyeong won silver for South Korea's first medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Saturday.Jeong lost to Paula Pareto of Argentina in the final of the women's -48kg at Carioca Arena 2 in Rio.Jeong's medal came after South Korean contenders in other sports fell by the wayside earlier Saturday. Shooter Jin Jong-oh finished fifth in the men's 10m air pistol, where he was the defending Olympic gold medali...", www.koreaherald.com