Olympics: Edinburgh judoka Sally Conway wins bronze in Rio

EDINBURGH judoka Sally Conway has won a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics.

Wednesday, 10th August 2016, 7:50 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:52 pm
Sally Conway

Conway, 29, based in Ratho, beat Bernadette Graf of Austria in a tense contest in the -70kg category, securing victory with a single throw midway through the contest.

She had earlier lost in the semi-finals to Colombian Yuri Alvear, a three-time world champion.

Conway’s run had included victory over world champion Gevrise Emane of France.

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Her medal matches the bronze she claimed at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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