Grand Prix Düsseldorf - Event

Grand Prix Düsseldorf

  • Date: 20 Feb 2015 - 22 Feb 2015
  • Place: Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Type: Grand Prix
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Switching judokas increase in the road to Tokyo2020

20 Feb 2018 16:40

Switching nations seems are still a trend, as judo is overwhelmed with judoka who switch nation, either to get a chance, either to get better financial circumstances. Although switches all from all times, but this Olympic cycle it's a method. With the latest three Mongolian athletes a new wave of many has started with the Tokyo 2020 Games ahead more will follow Read more

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The concussion is the underestimated injury in judo

23 Jun 2017 09:10

We all know Travis Stevens, the tiger who was head2head with Ole Bischof and who took Olympic silver in 2016 in Rio. At the Grand Prix in Dusseldorf in 2015 Travis Stevens throws the Frenchman Alain Schmitt with Uchi-mata ippon. When he wants to get up, Stevens stumbles and looks confused. In the repetition of the action you can see that he strikes his own knee against the head when throwing. Read more

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Japanese lose most points in the World Ranking this week

29 Feb 2016 23:30

Due to the reduction of the points of the Grand Prix of Düsseldorf in 2015 by 50% and 2014 to 0% some small moves occurred in the World Ranking top 10. With the new points of Prague and Warsaw only a few benefit in the top 20 of the World Ranking. The Japanese suffer the most from the brilliant performances of last year's Grand Prix in Germany which are now split. Read more

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Faicel Jaballah brings Tunisia back on the judo map

29 Mar 2015 20:15

Faicel JABALLAH from Tunisia has won the Grand Prix of Samsun, an important victory for him and his country. The final of the men’s heavyweight category opposed the two favourites of the competition, world number two, Rafael Silva from Brazil and Faicel JABALLAH from Tunisia, who was happy to come back at this level after his defeat at the first round of the Düsseldorf Grand Prix in February. Read more

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Loic Pietri lifts streak of medals to gold

28 Mar 2015 20:45

Not Tchrikishvili but Loic \Pietri was the big winner of the day at the Grand Prix Samsung. Pietri was obviously among the favourites as 2013 world champion. Loïc PIETRI, and the finalist of the last Tokyo Grand Slam in December 2014, Sergiu TOMA (UAE) were the strongest and entered the final, even if their way to the podium was not an easy one. In the absence of world number one and Georgian hero, Avtandili TCHRIKISHVILI, PIETRI was the top seeded athlete of the category. Read more