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OLYMPICS: Judoka Velenšek wins medal against all odds

Rio de Janeiro, 12 August - Slovenian judoka Ana Velenšek is being praised for winning the bronze medal in the women's 78kg category in in Rio against all odds as she had suffered a serious knee injury ahead of the competition and her appearance was even put under a question mark.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Judoka Anamari Velenšek loses to American Kyla Harrison in the semi-finals but goes on to win bronze in the -78kg category.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Judoka Anamari Velenšek (in blue kimono) loses to American Kyla Harrison in the semi-finals but goes on to win bronze in the -78kg category.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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