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The Portuguese beat Serbian Aleksandar Kukolj in the final in the -100 kg category, thus revalidating the title.
The judoka won the Serbian Aleksandar Kukolj, ending the fight even before the regular 4 minutes, first using a waza-ari and then using an ippon.
Jorge Fonseca, won the hit to reach the final, Muzaffarbek Turoboyev, Kyle Reyes, Ilia Sulamanidze and Michael Korrel also by ippon.
This is the second medal for Portuguese judo, gold for Jorge Fonseca and bronze for Anri Egutidze in the -81 kg category.
Jorge Fonseca secured another year with the red back patch through his impressively dynamic throws in the final of the World Championships!! 2x World Champion!!
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— Judo (@Judo) June 11, 2021