Olympics: Kazakhs judo to be the first to compete for gold

ASTANA. July 28. KAZINFORM Kazakh judos will be the first to compete for the Olympic gold.

According to Kazakh Olympic site www.olympickhabar.kz, sportsmen did  random draws to the  judo competitions.  

The first one will be Kazakh sportsman Yerkebulan Kossaev, who will meet with Canadian Sergio Pessoa at ExCeL, with medals up for grabs in the men's -60kg.

Then Sergey Lim, Rinat Ibragimov, Islam Bozbayev, Timur Bolat, Maksim Rakov, Yerzhan Shynkeev, Aleksandra Podryadova and Gulzhan Issanova will compete for Kazakhstan.  

Today at the Olympic Games will be played the first 12 sets of medals - in cycling, judo, swimming, clay pigeon shooting, archery, weightlifting and fencing.

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