Korean-Japanese Heo Mimi (Gyeongbuk Sports Council) achieved her second consecutive victory in the women’s 57kg judo class at the ‘2024 Portuguese Grand Prix’.
Mimi Heo, ranked 6th in the world, won one match with half of the leg press and half of the press against Daria Kurbonmammadova (Russia), ranked 26th in the world, in the women’s 57kg final at the competition held in Odivelas, Portugal on the 26th (Korean time). 파워볼사이트
Mimi Heo, who also won last year’s competition, succeeded in winning her second consecutive competition. She also continued her gold medal streak at three consecutive international competitions and revealed her prospects for the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympics.
Heo Mimi is a descendant of independence activist Heo Seok, who was arrested by Japanese police and imprisoned for posting an anti-Japanese declaration. At his grandmother’s request, he chose Korean nationality rather than Japanese and is currently playing for the Korean national team.
Meanwhile, Jeong Ye-rin (Incheon City Hall) in the women’s 52kg class failed to win her medal, losing to Masha Ballhaus (Germany) in the bronze medal match by half of her thigh hook.
Jang Se-yoon (Korea National Sport University), who was in the same weight class, also collapsed in the bronze medal match after being hit by Rapira Borisova (Russia). 토토사이트