Jorge Perez Secures Silver Medal in Judo – Chilean Athlete’s Journey to the Final in the 81 kilos Category

2023-10-29 15:19:01

On a Sunday that had not been good for Chilean judo, Jorge Perez He showed his face and settled in the final of the category 81 kilosthereby securing the silver medal.

The local team, which was not free in the first round as happens in many cases, had to win three fights to access the fight for the title.

In the round of 16, he defeated the Salvadoran by ippon Guatavo Lopez. He then did the same with the Uruguayan Alain Aprahamianin the quarterfinals, and in the semifinals he defeated the Cuban Maikel McKenzieor, by way of hansoku-make in a fight that lasted almost eight minutes.

“I am very excited“Really happy, I dedicate it to my whole family, to my coach, to all the people who have supported me,” Pérez said very excited after his victory.

In the final, at 3:55 p.m., the Chilean will have a tough challenge when he faces Brazilian Guilherme Cesar Schmidtnumber three in the world.

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