In the thrilling Women’s Middleweight final, Maryna PRSHCHEPA (UKR) beat Anna ALEXSANDROVA (RUS). Maryna became the first Sumo champion in the Sportaccord Combat Games 2010
Japanese player ITO Ryo comfortably won the gold medal of Men’s Middleweight with his teammate YOSHIDA Katsuo claimed the silver medal and KOZLYATIN Yevgen （UKR） collected the bronze medal preventing Japan from taking a clean sweep of the medals.
The dazzling first day ended up with KARAEV Alan edged out TANAKA Hiroaki (JPN) outlasting the other three Japanese players who came into the semifinals. That’s beyond all the expectations. And TOMITA Genki (JPN) held his nerve to beat Byambajav ULAMBAYAR from
Those are the highlights from Day 1. There are 7 more days like this to come-- so hold on to your hats. It's going to be a thrilling 7-day ride.