Source: Xinhua

08-09-2008 21:07

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

 BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Alina Alexandra Dumitru of Romania won the first judo gold medal at the Beijing Olympic Games here on Saturday.

Alina Alexandra Dumitru(blue) of Romania competes against Yanet Bermoy of Cuba during the women -48kg final of judo at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 9, 2008. Dumitru won the match and claimed the title in this event. (Xinhua/Wu Xiaoling)
Alina Alexandra Dumitru(blue) of Romania competes
against Yanet Bermoy of Cuba during the women
-48kg final of judo at Beijing 2008 Olympic 
Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 9, 2008. Dumitru 
won the match and claimed the title in this 
event. (Xinhua/Wu Xiaoling)

    Dumitru defeated Yanet Bermoy of Cuba to take the first judo gold on offer.

    And the bronze medal was shared by Paula Belen Pareto of Argentina who won over DPR Korean Song Pak Ok, and Ryoko Tani of Japan who outpowered Russian Lyudmila Bogdanova.