Eliminated in the quarter-finals by Russian Bashaev, Teddy Riner did not end his day.
The French will be engaged in the repechage in the + 100kg category and will have the opportunity to play for the bronze medal.
Touched by his defeat, the two-time Olympic champion is now focused on the possibility of getting a fourth charm at the Olympics.
In any case, this is what he said on social networks:
"It is not the expected result ... But there is an Olympic medal to go get"
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