Azerbaijan won its first medal at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics.

According to Report, female judoka Iryna Kindzerska in the weight category over 78 kg achieved won a bronze medal, defeating Chinese Xiang Xun by ippon.

Notably, this is also Azerbaijan’s only Olympic medal in judo at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Out of 9 team members, the flag bearer Rustam Orujov (73 kg), who took 5th place, has the highest result to date.