By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The 2012 Olympics in London was off to a strong start for Brazil, with Sarah Menezes making history for her country when she became the first Brazilian woman to win gold in Judo. Her fellow Brazilian judoka, Felipe Kitadai, also took a bronze medal.

In Brazil, the sport of Judo has earned the most amount of Olympic medals in its history. Menezes was delighted to be part of Brazil’s success . . .

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