07/30/2012 12:50 EDT | Updated 09/28/2012 05:12 EDT

North Korean An Kum Ae wins women's 52-kilo Olympic judo gold

LONDON - An Kum Ae won North Korea's first Olympic gold medal at London Games on Sunday in the women's judo 52-kilogram category.

The 20-year-old An defeated Acosta Bermoy of Cuba in the final in a match that went into overtime. An won in the final minutes with a decisive throw that landed Bermoy on her back.

An won silver at the Beijing Games four years ago.

Earlier in the day, An knocked out top-seeded Misato Nakamura in the second round.

The bronze medals were won by Italy's Rosalba Forciniti and France's Priscilla Gneto.