World Grand Prix: Mahama Cho claims GB's first medal

Mahama Cho
Great Britain's Mahama Cho claims a silver medal in the +80kg heavyweight division in Astana

Great Britain's Mahama Cho claimed a silver medal in the +80kg heavyweight division at the World Grand Prix in Astana on Friday.

The Manchester-based man beat Olympic champion Carlo Molfetta on his way to a final against French rival M'bar N'Diaye.

N'Diaye secured his win 24 seconds into sudden death.

In securing silver, Cho became the first Britain to make the podium during the event.

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