Early exit for de Villiers

Thursday 2 August 2012

New Zealands sole Olympic judo representative, Moira de Villiers, lost in the first round of the 70kg division today. De Villiers, 22, was beaten 1-0 on yuko (accumulated penalties) by German Kerstin Thiele after a tough and relatively even contest. The loss signalled the end of de Villiers Olympic campaign. She had been seeking a win to move into the quarter-finals.
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