Trstenjak wins silver at Judo World Championships

Budapest, 31 August - Olympic judo champion Tina Trstenjak failed to defend her -63 kg world champion title in Budapest on Thursday, as she conceded to her archival Clarisse Agbegnenou from France in the final to take the silver medal.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Slovenian judoka Tina Trstenjak winning Olympic gold medal in the women's 63kg category
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

The 27-year-old gold medallist from Rio had defeated Junxia Yang from China in a tough fight in the semi final.

She moreover eliminated Spain's Cristina Perez Cabana, Austria's Magdalena Krssakova and Amy Livesey from the UK on her path to the final.

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