London-2012: Rishod Sobirov wins bronze medal
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
Judoka Rishod Sobirov won the first medal of Uzbekistan at the London Olympic Games, claiming bronze medal in the 60 kg weight category.
Rishod Sobirov defeated silver medalist of Beijing Olympic Games Ludwig Paischer, later he beat Javier Guedez of Venezuela.
In quarterfinals he defeated Felipe Kitadai of Brazil and lost to Arsen Galstyan in the semifinal bout.
In the bout for third place, Rishod Sobirov defeated Sofiane Milous of France to win bronze medal of London Games. Rishod Sobirov also won a bronze medal in Beijing Games.