Cuba Notches First Medal in London With Silver in Women’s Judo


By the Caribbean Journal staff

The Caribbean region’s first London 2012 medal has come thanks to Cuba.

Cuban Judo competitor Yanet Bermoy Acosta took home silver in the women’s judo final..

The 25-year-old, who is coached by Ronaldo Veitia, is one of 110 Cuban athletes at the Games.

She was defeated in the gold medal match by North Korean 32-year-old Kum Ae An.

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