Result: Dan Powell out of judo -81kg gold-medal match

Result: Powell misses out on gold-medal match
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Great Britain's Dan Powell will not contest for judo gold after losing his opening -81kg bout.

Great Britain's Dan Powell will not contest for a judo gold medal after losing his opening -81kg bout.

The British hopeful was up against Matthias Krieger of Germany, who started off the better opponent at the ExCel Arena and managed to clinch a spot in the final with an ippon.

Powell's medal hopes are not over yet though, as the Brit will compete later in a repechage for a place in the bronze-medal matches.

The Paralympian's compatriot Ben Quilter faced the same fate yesterday but was able to win a bronze medal for Great Britain.

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