Grand Prix Antalya - Event

Grand Prix Antalya

  • Date: 5 Apr 2019 - 7 Apr 2019
  • Place: Antalya, Turkey
  • Type: Grand Prix
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Judo’s message of peace on IDSDP 2019

19 Apr 2019 13:40

The resort city of Antalya has been hosting the International Judo Federation World Judo Tour since three consecutive years; with the third edition expanding the number of events. Read more

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Father Roy Meyer takes gold in Antalya

7 Apr 2019 19:35

Dutch heavyweight Roy Meyer was the leading man for the Netherlands as he delivered the +100kg gold medal in the last contest at the 2019 Antalya Grand Prix. Tbilisi Grand Prix winner Levani Matiashvili (GEO) came close to winning his second Grand Prix in seven days but the heavyweight crown belonged to Meyer today who put in arguably the best performance of his career. However two weeks ago he won a bigger price becoming father for the second time. Read more

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Quick gold for Iryna Kindzerska in 17 seconds

7 Apr 2019 19:30

Azerbaijan’s Iryna Kindzerska bested Tbilisi Grand Prix silver medallist Beatriz Souza (BRA) in the opening seconds of their heavyweight final of the Grand Prix in Antalya. Kindzerska clinched her third Grand Prix title for Azerbaijan after just 17 seconds with a thunderous harai-makikomi for ippon as yet another country struck gold in Antalya. Read more

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Anna-Maria Wagner in the winning mood

7 Apr 2019 18:10

Germany’s Anna-Maria Wagner has matured into being a world-class performer this year with two Grand Prix victories form as many outings in 2019. Marrakech Grand Prix winner Wagner defeated former world bronze medallist Kaliema Antomarchi (CUB) in the U78kg final of the Grand Prix in Antalya by two scores and will now move into the world’s top 10 on the IJF World Ranking List for the first time in her career. Read more

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Finally gold and Turkish victory for Mikail Ozerler

7 Apr 2019 17:10

Former world silver medallist Mikail Ozerler of Turkey clinched Turkey’s first gold medal at their home Grand Prix in Antalya as he drove past Tbilisi Grand Prix silver medallist Giorgi Papunashvili (GEO) in golden score. World number 47 Ozerler, who was previously known as Mihael Zgank before switching from Slovenia to Turkey last year, won his first medal for his new employers with a devastating harai-goshi for ippon to kickstart his belated qualification bid for Tokyo 2020. Read more