(CRHoy.con) Historic, for the first time a Costa Rican judoka achieves a victory in the Olympic Games.
Ian Ignacio Sancho debuted with a win this Saturday in Tokyo, by defeating Indrit Cullhaj of Albania.
Sancho during the combat, it had to be treated for a cut on his left hand, but that didn’t stop him.
Sancho who has several years of living and training in Japan wrote a chapter in the history of the national sport in an Olympics.
Now Ian Ignacio must face the Korean Baul An, a fight that if he wins it could bring him closer to fighting for a medal in the -66 kilogram category.