London: Tagir Khaibulaev won gold for Russia in the men`s -100kg judo, beating Naidan Tuvshinbayar of Mongolia in the final.
The 28-year-old secured the win with an ipon inside the third minute to secure his country`s second gold of the games.
Khaibulaev was one of the favourites going into the event after winning last year`s World Championships and secured the win in front of Russian president Vladimir Putin.
Bronze was shared by German Dimitri Peters and Dutchman Henk Grol.
Britain`s only competitor, James Austin, went out in the first round, beaten by Japan`s Takamaso Anai.
The world number one and top seed Maxim Rakov of Kazakstan also went out in the the first round, losing to Elma Gasimov of Azerbaijan.
BDST: 1826 HRS, August 3, 2012
Chanchal Ghosh, Newsroom Editor
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