SEOUL (Yonhap) (Yonhap) – South Korean judo standouts Ahn Baul (Namyangju City Hall) and Kim Won-jin (Yangpyeong County Hall) won bronze medals at the 2023 International udo Federation (IJF) Masters to boost their prospects for the Paris Olympics .Anbaul defeated Bartogtogch Erkembayar (Mongolia) by thigh-hold in the bronze medal match of the men’s 66-kilogram category on Thursday (Nov. 4) in Budapest, Hungary. After four minutes of regulation time, the bout went to golden score (OT), with Anbaul winning the bout just 2:25 into the extra period .The Tokyo 2020 Olympic bronze medalist won bronze at the World Championships last October 스포츠토토링크 and silver at the Portuguese Grand Prix in January .In the men’s 60-kilogram bronze medal match, Kim Won-jin (KOR) defeated Balabay Agayev (AZ) by cheating him out of three maps. Wonjin Kim had defeated Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Naohisa Takato (JPN) in the first three rounds of the competition, but lost to Ryuju Nagayama (JPN) in the semifinals with a disappointing takedown. Still, she earned a valuable bronze medal and maintained the momentum she gained after winning the Tashkent Grand Slam in March .Athletes must be ranked in the top 36 in the world to qualify for the event, and Olympic ranking points are awarded on the same basis as the World Championships. There are 1,800 points up for grabs in each weight class, 1,260 points for silver and 900 points for bronze.