Tokyo Olympics: Team GB judoka Natalie Powell is DISABLED by South Korea’s Hyunji Yoon

Team GB judoka Natalie Powell is knocked OUT of Tokyo Olympics as former world No. 1 fighter is defeated by South Korean Hyunji Yoon in round of 16 in Tokyo

  • Natalie Powell has suffered defeat in the judo round of 16 at the Olympics
  • She was comfortably beaten by South Korean Hyunji Yoon in the -78kg category
  • Powell had great hopes for success after a string of championship winnings

Former world number one, Natalie Powell, explains after she convincingly lost in round of 16 to world number 23, Hyunji Yoon, of Korea.

The -78kg star finished seventh on her Olympic debut in Rio five years ago, but a string of World Cup, European Championship and Grand Slam medals had made her a real contender in Japan since then.

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Natalie Powell is out of Tokyo Olympics after defeat in round of 16 stage

The former world number 1 was comfortably beaten by South Korean Hyunji Yoon . on Thursday

The former world number 1 was comfortably beaten by South Korean Hyunji Yoon . on Thursday

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