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Judo history is made: Austria on top, and a first ever gold for Puerto Rico

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Day two of the Upper Austria Grand Prix saw an exciting day of Judo in the TipsArena Linz.As the event in Upper Austria was officially opened, Sabrina Filzmoser's career came to a close on a high.

An emotional crowd bid her farewell as she was awarded her 6th dan and received a standing ovation.Filzmoser - a true star of Austrian Judo - then joined her team to give back to the masses of young fans who had come to meet their heroes.Then all eyes turned to the tatami.

The crowd couldn’t contain their excitement for another day’s epic judo, and neither could Tatsukawa Momo as she won the all-Japanese -63kg final.

Her celebrations were shared with the young fans in attendance. Upper Austria Minister of Sports Mr Markus Achleitner was on hand to award the medals.At -73kg Israel’s Tohar Butbul won a gruelling final - his first gold in four years.

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