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Maria Siderot earns bronze in Bucharest

By Jornal Sporting
04 Jun, 2017

Alvalade judoka beats Joana Diogo in podium decider

Maria Siderot claimed the bronze medal in the <48kg event at the Bucharest European Judo Open this week, after beating fellow Portuguese athlete in a dramatic final showdown.

The Alvalade judoka opened with a couple of wins against Katarzyna Wiszniewska and Katharina Menz, before missing out to Francesca Milani.

However Siderot recovered to beat Diogo in the bronze medal decided.

Doina Babcenco was also in action (<63kg), missing out in her first encounter against Nadja Bazynski.