Israel’s Gerbi loses to Brazil’s Silva in Olympic judo

Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi lost her match against Brazil’s Mariana Silva over a minute and a half into golden time — past the four minutes allowed to a match.

The two competitors were evenly matched throughout, with Silva making aggressive assaults on Gerbi, but the Israeli pivoting to pull out of the former’s attempted throw.

Gerbi is officially out of the running for gold or silver, but can still compete for the bronze medal in the tournament.

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