Grand Slam Ekaterinburg - Event

Grand Slam Ekaterinburg

  • Date: 20 May 2017 - 21 May 2017
  • Place: Ekaterinburg, Russia
  • Type: Grand Slam
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Soichi Hashimoto: Ono is a very good rival for me but my target is the world title

23 May 2017 14:20

Japan’s Hashimoto Soichi is nobody’s understudy. The U73kg judoka now leads the world in the rankings having won gold on Saturday in Ekaterinburg. Read more


David Moura eyes Worlds challenge after maiden Grand Slam success

22 May 2017 08:30

The eighth Grand Slam medal for Brazilian David Moura was finally of the golden variety as he conquered former Tokyo Grand Slam silver medallist Levani Matiashvili of Georgia in an entertaining men’s heavyweight final. Read more


Asahina earns second Grand Slam win on the road in 2017

22 May 2017 08:05

Japanese champion Asahina Sarah continued her undefeated streak with a comfortable win in Russia. She had also won the Paris Grand Slam in February. Tokai University member Asahina, 20, has now won Grand Slams in Tokyo, Paris and Ekaterinburg in succession and won the All Japan Open weight Championships in April. Read more


Outsider Cirjenics surges up the rankings after Grand Slam glory

22 May 2017 07:30

Cirjenics Miklos won the gold U100kg as Hungary’s top performer in the final Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg before his country hosts the World Championships in August. World number 22 Cirjenics won all four of his contests by ippon with the finest display of his career. Read more


Nagasawa goes unbeaten for Japan as Toth takes silver on return

22 May 2017 07:05

At the Grand Slam of Ekaterinburg Japanese Nagasawa Kenta stepped up to the world level with the best performance of his young career as he beat the returning former world silver medallist Toth Krisztian (HUN) in golden score. Read more