Judo: Vlad Visan wins bronze medal in Santiago de Chile competition
Romanian judoka Vlad Visan has won the bronze medal at the Pan-American Open tournament in Santiago de Chile, at the 81 kg category.
Visan defeated Alain Aprahamian (Uruguay) in the first round, but was defeated by Fernando Salazar (Chile) in the second round. In the re-qualifying round Visan defeated Jeremie Poirier (Canada) and in the match for bronze he defeated Tomas Morales Martinatto (Argentina).
123 judoka from 13 countries competed in the tournament, 82 in the male competition and 41 in the female competition, Agerpres informs.