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Mammadali Mehdiyev takes gold for Azerbaijan in Tashkent

11 Nov 2018 17:50

The first final of the day opposed the Hungarian and top seeded athlete, Toth Krisztian, who had to go to the golden score in the semi-final Mikail Ozerler (TUR), to qualify for the last match. But slightly injured during the preliminary rounds, Toth did not compete in the final and the victory went to Mammadali Mehdiyev (AZE). Read more

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Third gold Loriana Kuka icing on the cake for Kosovo

11 Nov 2018 17:25

Like her three compatriots, finalists on the first day at the Grand Prix in Tashkent (2 gold, 1 silver), Loriana Kuka (KOS) qualified with a lot of control for the final of U78kg despite not being one of the seeded athlete when the competition started. In the final, she found on her way the Austrian Bernadette Graf, who from the first matches was very fit. Read more

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Elmar Gasimov grabs the gold medal in Tashkent

11 Nov 2018 17:25

Being the current Olympic Silver medallist and top seeded competitor, it was not a surprise to find Elmar Gasimov (AZE) in the final of the Grand Prix in Tashkent U100kg. But as we announced in the preview of the category, this could be the day of Alexandre Iddir, as the Frenchman went through the preliminary rounds with a very solid and spectacular judo. Read more

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Soslan Bostanov keeps his head cool in Uzbekistan

11 Nov 2018 17:15

The last final of the Grand Prix of Tashkent opposed the Russian, Soslan Bostanov, who so far had no medal on the World Judo Tour this year, and for the joy of the audience, the Uzbek Bekmurod Oltiboev, who ended at the bottom of the podium in Baku last September. The first danger came from the Russian side, as Bostanov launched a uchi-mata for no score, but a few seconds later he applied the same technique to score a waza-ari. Read more

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Iryna Kindzerska hits the golden jackpot in Tashkent

11 Nov 2018 17:05

With 10 medals on the World Judo Tour, Carolin Weiss (GER) was again present in the final block of a major IJF event. She was opposed to the 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam bronze medallist, Iryna Kindzerska (AZE). Despite the difference in weight, the first half of the match seemed to be fairly balanced and as the two competitors entered the last minute, only shido had been distributed, two to Weiss, one to Kindzerska. Read more

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Krisztian Toth injured before finals in Tashkent

11 Nov 2018 12:35

Toth Krisztian of Hungary is a sort of scarecrow in a category that should not escape him, in theory at least, as in Judo we know that anything is always possible. Nevertheless, the 2014 world silver medalist and finalist of the last Abu Dhabi Grand Slam has all the cards in hand to win the Grand Prix of Tashkent, as he did on August 10 at the Budapest Grand Prix, but a small injury he suffered in the first rounds is preventing him from fighting the final. Read more

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Didar Khamza breaks through with gold in Tashkent

10 Nov 2018 17:00

The final for men U81kg of the Grand Prix in Tashkent saw the Kazakh Didar Khamza (KAZ) and Nyamsuren Dagvasuren (MGL). battling for gold The Mongol was quickly penalized with a first shido. With one minute and 13 seconds on the scoreboard, Nyamsuren, who had been working to find an opportunity, finally got one, with a precise low-o-uchi-gari for Waza-ari. Read more

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