|Japan's Uchishiba Masato beat Slovak's Jozef Krnac to win the men's 66kg Judo gold of the Athens Olympic Games in Greece, Aug 15, 2004. |
ese Judoka Masato Uchishiba clinched the men's 66kg judo gold medal at the Athens Olympics here on Sunday, crashing Jozef Krnac of Slovakia with Ippon.
Uchishiba, 26, the gold medalist of Hamburg Super A Tournament in 2004, got Ippon over Krnac, 27, winner of Prague Super A Tournment in 2004, with one minute and 46 seconds into the bout.
Krnac took the silver, with the bronze to be shared by Georgi Georgiev from Bulgaria and Yordanis Arencibia from Cuba.