Telma Monteiro loses in the Worlds against the Olympic champion
Rafaela Silva, Olympic champion, won the Portuguese judoka in Tokyo.
Telma Monteiro was defeated by Rafaela Silva in the third -57 kg bout of the Judo World Championships held in Tokyo.
The Brazilian Olympic champion got the better of the Portuguese judoka and won by ippon a match that lasted only 3m36s.
Before this match, Telma Monteiro had beaten Filipino Rena Furukawa and British Lele Nairne.
This is the end of Telma Monteiro’s participation in the Tokyo Judo World Championships, which will run until next Sunday.