This week, the Boston Red Sox have welcomed Olympic medalists from the 2016 Rio Games to Fenway Park to be recognized for their victories in competition during several special pre-game ceremonies. 603 more words
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Four years after winning her first Olympic gold medal, American judoka Kayla Harrison added to that collection Thursday afternoon.
After rolling through her first three matches, more effort was required of Harrison in her gold medal bout against France’s Audrey Tcheumeo. 189 more words
American judoka Kayla Harrison is now one win away from her second consecutive Olympic gold medal.
Harrison needed just 1:43 to defeat Slovenia’s Anamari Velensek by ippon in the semifinal round of the 78 kg weight class, the third straight match in which she’s won in less than two minutes. 123 more words
Four years ago, Harrison became the first American ever to win gold in judo. Is a move to MMA in her future after Rio?
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