Judo bronze medal winner Ronda Rousey reacts to Kayla Harrison winning second gold medal

2008 Olympic bronze medal winner

Kayla Harrison became the first U.S. athlete out of both men and women to win a gold medal in judo at the 2012 Olympics in London.

On Thursday, Harrison defeated Audrey Tcheumeo of France in the final round of the 78-kilogram weight class to win her second gold medal.

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was the first U.S. woman to win a medal in judo back in 2008, securing the bronze medal and then went on to become a huge success in mixed martial arts.

Rousey posted a congratulations to her former roommate, teammate via social media and said, “Congrats to @judo_kayla winning her second Olympic gold medal in judo today🏅”

Congrats to @judo_kayla winning her second Olympic gold medal in judo today🏅

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