Francisco Garrigós Judoka

Francisco Garrigós

Francisco Garrigós

  • Country:Spain
  • Born:9 December 1994 (22 years)
  • Popularity
Francisco Garrigós won the Grand Slam of Abu Dhabi in 2016 and Grand Prix in Cancun in 2017. He became World Junior Champion in 2014 in Miami and was already European Junior Champion Judo in 2014 in Bucharest. He won the European Open in Lisbon (2014) and took bronze in Rome and Grand Prix of Zagreb in 2015. Fran Garrigos was fifth at the European Games in Baku and won European bronze in 2017 in Warsaw. He won the European Open in Lisbon in 2017.
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Preview Day 1: Grand Prix The Hague enjoys comeback of Olympic Champion Mudranov

16 Nov 2017 23:15

At the opening day of the Grand Prix in the Hague, the Dutch home crowd will be witnessing the return of Olympic Champion Beslan Mudranov. The Russian lightweight hasn’t done any event since his victory in Rio. In The Hague the current number 41 of the World Ranking will start up his engines against young Dutchman Tibo Volleman. In The Hague Mudranov can win his tenth World Cup and sixth Grand Prix. However Spaniard Francisco Garrigos starts as the top seed in the men’s lightest weight category. Read more

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Robert Mshvidobadze triumphs at a Grand Slam at the 18th attempt

26 Oct 2017 18:55

Russian European Champion Robert Mshvidobadze won Grand Slam gold for the first time after beating Brazilian Felipe Kitadai in the U60kg in Abu Dhabi. Zagreb Grand Prix silver medallist Mshvidobadze made his Grand Slam debut in 2010 and has travelled to the IJF’s showcase events all over the world without reaching top spot. Read more

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Can Smetov resist the Japanese opposition? World Preview U60kg

27 Aug 2017 22:10

Looking at the U60kg division for the World Championships in Budapest, the player most likely to win is Naohisa Takato of Japan. He has solid traditional judo techniques, like sode-tsurikomi-goshi, drop seoi-nage, and uchimata, but he is also capable of doing unorthodox techniques more commonly associated with European judo, such as side takedown, utsuri-goshi, and sumi-gaeshi. Read more

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Spaniard Fran Garrigos grabs first Grand Prix gold

17 Jun 2017 02:25

Francisco Garrigos of Spain won his first Grand Prix gold medal on day one in Mexico with a speedy win over three-time Grand Prix bronze medallist Phelipe Pelim (BRA). The 22-year-old European Championships bronze medallist has now topped the IJF medal podium at Grand Slam and Grand Prix events and is poised for a serious medal challenge at the World Championships this year. Read more

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Robert Mshvidobadze marks career highlight with surprising European title

20 Apr 2017 18:10

The Russian lightweights are a story apart. This time it was Robert Mshvidobadze who took the European title for men U60kg. Without Olympic champion Beslan Mudranov the Russians still have enough alternatives. Still it was a remarkable performance as Mshvidobadze is not the most successful Russian to say the least, but 20 April became a special day for Mshvidobadze. Read more

Result City Date
5The Hague17 Nov
3Abu Dhabi26 Oct
1Cancun16 Jun
5Ekaterinburg20 May
1Madrid29 Apr

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