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#TokyoGoldRush | Drysdale Daley makes history but eliminated from Women's 70kg Judo

Published:Tuesday | July 27, 2021 | 10:10 PM
National judoka Ebony Drysdale Daley (right) faces off against Portugal's Barbara Timo in Women's 70kg Judo Round of 32 Elimination action at the Olympic Games, at the Nippon Budokan field of play in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday night, Jamaica time.
National judoka Ebony Drysdale Daley (right) faces off against Portugal's Barbara Timo in Women's 70kg Judo Round of 32 Elimination action at the Olympic Games, at the Nippon Budokan field of play in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday night, Jamaica time.

National judoka Ebony Drysdale Daley went down 10-0 to Portugal's Barbara Timo in Women's 70kg Judo action at the Tokyo Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday night, Jamaica time.

Drysdale Daley lost by an ippon (a warning worth 10 points), resulting in an instant win to the opponent. It puts her out of the competition as her match was a Round of 32 elimination contest.

Drysdale Daley however became Jamaica's first ever judoka (a competitor in judo) at the Olympic Games.

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