Francisco Garrigós Judoka

Francisco Garrigós

Francisco Garrigós

  • Country:Spain
  • Born:9 December 1994 (22 years)
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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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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

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European Judo Championships Preview U60kg: Safarov's second attempt

18 Apr 2017 23:55

At the first day of the European Championships in Warsaw the category for men U60kg will take place with a number of favourites. The only Olympic medallist in Rio (Champion and Beslan Mudranov) is missing, but there’s enough competition remaining with Orkhan Safarov, the world number one from Azerbaijan, who lost the final last year to Walide Khyar of France. Read more

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Guillaume Chaine picks up the pace in Lisbon

4 Feb 2017 18:10

Three weight categories were contested today at the European Open in Lisbon. It was gold for Spanish Francisco Garrigos, Tal Flicker of Israel, and Guillaume Chaine of France. Their first experience with the new rules was positive. Read more

Result City Date
1Cancun16 Jun
5Ekaterinburg20 May
1Madrid29 Apr
3Warsaw20 Apr
5Düsseldorf24 Feb

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