The Ryazan judoist Nifontov has won a bronze medal of the Olympic Games
Judoist Ivan Nifontov acting in a weight category to 81 kgs, fight for the third place has won Japanese Takahiro Nakai and has won a bronze medal of the Olympic Games.
In the first round of tournament Nifontov has ahead of schedule finished fight against Redzhinalda de Vindta from Curacao, one of the few “ individual participants “ acting on the Olympic Games not under the flag of any country.
In 1/ 8 endings Nifontovu was resisted by Belgian Joahim Botte. For a victory Ivan needed additional three-minute in which course it has spent a throw on “ vazari “. The Same estimation has helped the Russian to overcome the Canadian Anthony Volua - Forte in chetvertfinalnoj to fight. However Nifontov has conceded in a semi-final to Peking Olimpiady Cha Bom Kimu`s the silver prize-winner from South Korea. Judges have estimated reception of the contender as “ vazari “.
to Nifontovu - 25 years. He was born in Kazakhstan, in 9 years with parents has got over to Barnaul, and now lives and trains in Ryazan. The London Olympic Games became the first in his career. In Ivan`s active already there are victories in the European championship in Tbilisi and a world championship in Rotterdam which it has gained in 2009. Igor Votjakov (Barnaul) and Dmitry Sergeev (Ryazan) train the sportsman.
it is interesting that at formation of structure of an Olympic team its Italian instructor Etsio Gamba has preferred Nifontova to the champion of Europe - to 2012 Sirazhutdinu Magomedov representing the Chelyabinsk area.