| London: Cuban judoka Idalys Ortiz won the gold in the women`s +78kg category at the Olympics here Friday.
Ortiz was awarded the victory over Mika Sugimoto from Japan by a unanimous judges` decision after the golden score period remained scoreless.
It is the second Olympic medal for Ortiz, who won bronze at 2008 Beijing. Karina Bryant of Britain and China`s Tong Wen won Olympic bronze.
Bryant, 33, a four-time European champion, took her first Olympic medal by beating the Ukrainian Iryna Kindzerska by ippon in a close fight.
First Published: Saturday, August 04, 2012, 01:28