Team Bath judo player Emmanuel Nartey has won his first World Cup title, taking gold at Apia in Samoa.
Nartey beat Chinese fighter Qindong Zeng in the under-73kg class final to win the title.
Nartey, who serves in the British Army and represents Ghana, was trailing the Chinese player with 30 seconds of the final remaining – but then threw him for a contest-winning Ippon score.
“It’s the first time I’ve won a World Cup,” said Nartey. “It’s come at a really good time for me and has really picked my confidence up.”
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