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Zagreb looking forward to World Junior Championships

3 Oct 2017 07:10

At the Grand Prix in Zagreb last weekend everyone had eyes only for Frenchman Teddy Riner, nine times world champion and double Olympic champion who had chosen Zagreb in order to fine-tune his preparation for the next Open weight World Championships that will take place in Marrakech in November. Read more

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Yarden Gerbi shocks with immediate retirement

1 Oct 2017 20:40

Only a year after winning a bronze medal in the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi, 28, announced her her retirement on Monday morning during a press conference where she thanked all coaches, federation, friends and family for the years she had on the tatami. Read more

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Teddy Riner undefeated to gold in Zagreb

1 Oct 2017 19:30

As expected, French Teddy Riner won the gold of the men’s heavyweight category at the Grand Prix in Zagreb. Even if it was not his best day, in terms of physical condition and technique, he went through the preliminary rounds without any trouble and won two of his fights with penalties and the third with a superb ippon. Read more

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Miklos Cirjenics grabs gold in attractive final U100kg

1 Oct 2017 19:15

The U100kg weight category at the Grand Prix in Zagreb proposed a particularly high level of top class judoka, but surprisingly the top three athletes of the category, Elkhan Mammadov (AZE), Elmar Gasimov (AZE) and Varlam Liparteliani (GEO) were eliminated during the preliminary rounds opening the road to less well ranked athletes to reach the final, which opposed the explosive Jorge Fonseca (POR) and Cirjenics Miklos of Hungary. Read more

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Larisa Ceric prolongs title at Zagreb Grand Prix

1 Oct 2017 18:50

The two top seeded athletes of the category Larisa Ceric of Bosnia Herzegovina and Santa Pakenyte (LTU) qualified for the +78 category in Zagreb’s Grand Prix. She prolonged last year's title in Zagreb and takes the 700 points, the medal and the cheque. Read more

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Top four Japanese Hamada Shori wins gold in Zagreb

1 Oct 2017 17:45

Hamada Shori won the gold at the Grand Prix in Zagreb, one of the five gold medal for Japan this weekend. France's Hawa Camara was the favourite of the competition in Zagreb, but her entry into the final was not guaranteed. Read more

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Krisztian Toth completes triple in Zagreb

1 Oct 2017 17:25

Krisztian Toth of Hungary has a love relation with Zagreb. At the Grand Prix he won his third gold medal. He was the youngest ever winner of the Grand Prix in 2014, he won in 2015 and the 2017 edition. He belongs to a very small group of athletes who one specific Grand Prix three or more times. Read more

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