South Korea won two golds and two silvers today at the IBSA World Judo Championships in Portugal ©IBSA

South Korea impressed to win two gold medals and two silvers on day two of the International Blind Sports Association World Judo Championships in the Portuguese city of Odivelas.

The Koreans claimed the world title in the women's under 63 kilogram and men's under-81kg divisions, but fell just short in the two heavyweight finals in the women's over-70kg and men's over-100kg divisions at the Pavilhão Multiusos de Odivelas.

In the women's under 63kg division Jin Song Lee - a Paralympic bronze medallist from 2016 - won the gold by beating the 2016 Paralympic silver medallist Iryna Husieva from Ukraine, while in the men's under-81kg division Jung-Min Lee improved on Paralympic silver from Rio to claim gold with a win over Azerbaijan’s Huseyn Rahimli.

Not all of South Korea's judokas triumphed though.

In the women's heavyweight over-70kg division Hayeong Park was beaten by China's Hongyu Wang, while in the men's over-100kg final Woohyeok Song was beaten by Iran's Mohammadreza Kheirollahzadeh. 

Elsewhere in today’s action Brazil picked up a gold through Alana Martin in the women's under-70kg class, as did Ukraine through Oleksandr Nazaarenko in the men's under-90kg.

They beat Uzbekistan's Vasila Aliboeva and Russia's Vladimir Fedin respectively.

In the men's under-100kg final Georgia's Zviad Gogotchuri beat Great Britain's Samuel Ingram.