A backshot of judoka Philippe Metellus. Photo via Haiti-Tempo

Judoka Philippe Metellus took home a bronze medal during the Olympics qualifiers last weekend in Lima, Peru.

Metellus triumphed over Peruvian Chuquillanqui Tapia Victor in the quarterfinals. He then beat Costa Rican Sancho Julian in 2 minutes and 54 seconds. 

Metellus ultimately bowed down to Peruvian Wong Alonso in the final of the competition. Alonso is the 40th ranked judoka in the world. Source

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