Source: Xinhua

08-09-2008 21:23

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- South Korean Choi Minho defeated Ludgwig Paischer of Austria by ippon to take the men's 60kg judo gold medal at the Beijing Olympic Games here on Saturday.

Choi Minho of South Korea celebrates after winning Ludwig Paischer of Austria during the men -60kg final of judo at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 9, 2008. Choi won the match and claimed the title in this event. (Xinhua/Wu Xiaoling)
Choi Minho of South Korea celebrates after 
winning Ludwig Paischer of Austria during 
the men -60kg final of judo at Beijing 2008 
Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 9, 2008.
Choi won the match and claimed the title in 
this event. (Xinhua/Wu Xiaoling)

The bronze medal was shared by Rishod Sobirov of Uzbekistan and Ruben Houkes of the Netherlands, who beat Dimitri Dragin of France and Gal Yekutiel of Israel respectively.