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Rochele Nunes eliminated in the second fight

Rochele Nunes ended her participation in the Tokyo Olympic Games this morning, taking 9th place in the +78 kg category.

The Portuguese judoka was defeated in the second fight by Cuban Idalys Ortiz, world leader, bronze in Beijing2008, gold in London2012 and silver in Rio2016, at Nippon Budokan. The decision came only on the golden score, by waza-ari.

In the first round, Rochele Nunes, 11th in the world, had beaten Puerto Rican Melissa Mojica, 23rd, by  waza-ari, achieved with 16 seconds to go.

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