Gaitero, Nieto and Estrella López fall in the round of 16

The Spaniards Alberto Gaitero, Adrián Nieto (-66 kilos) and Estrella López (-52 kg) They were defeated in the round of 16 of their respective categories in the judo world championships that are being disputed in Tashkent.

Estrella López Sheriff beat the Italian Martina Castagnola and fell in the semifinals of her group against the French Amandine Buchard, Olympic runner-up in Tokyo, where she also won gold for mixed teams. Gaitero got rid of the German Lennart Slamberger before losing to Denis Vieru, bronze in the 2019 World Cups, as well as in the 2020 and 2022 Europeans. In the latter, in Sofia, the Spaniard hung the silver after beating in the semifinals the Moldavian.

Nieto reached the same round. He beat the Azerbaijani Yashar Najafov and lost to the South Korean An Baul, a powerful rival who was Olympic silver and bronze in Rio and Tokyo, as well as presented himself with two World Cup medals, in 2015 and 2018. This Saturday Salvador Cases will compete in the category of 73 kilos. He will face in the second round the winner of the fight between the American Dominic Roddriguez and the Uzbek Shakhram Akhadov.

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