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Shynkeyev defeats Volkov in Tashkent heavyweight final

8 Oct 2016 19:10

Kazach judoka Yerzhan Shynkeyev won his first Grand Prix gold medal as he defeated Tyumen Grand Slam winner Andrey Volkov of Russia to clinch the men’s heavyweight title in the last contest of the Tashkent Grand Prix 2016. Read more

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Kazakh veteran Gulzhan Issanova regains Grand Prix Tashkent title

8 Oct 2016 18:05

Kazakh heavyweight Gulzhan Issanova won her third Grand Prix title with a victory over Maryna Slutskaya of Belarus. The duo were even in the head-to-head series coming into the contest with one win apiece and it was the veteran Issanova who moved ahead with a nail-biting win on shido penalties 1:2 after a misfiring Slutskaya was twice penalised for passivity while the winner was only penalised once for the same indiscretion. Read more

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Soyib Kurbonov still Uzbekistans strongest

8 Oct 2016 18:05

The experienced Uzbekistan judoka Soyib Kurbonov went unbeaten on the final day of the Grand Prix in Tashkent to be crowned U100kg gold medallist as he defeated Madrid European Open bronze medallist Jalil Shukurov (AZE) in the final. Read more

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Second post Olympic victory for Abigel Joo

8 Oct 2016 17:35

Hungarian Joo Abigel is working on her World Ranking position. The number seven of the Olympic Games and Zagreb Grand Prix winner added another victory at the Grand Prix in Tashkent. Read more

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Flying start for Yakhyo Imamov in new weight category

8 Oct 2016 17:15

Former Paris Grand Slam winner and Olympian Yakhyo Imamov of Uzbekistan delivered gold on only his second competition in his new weight category as he beat former Minsk World Cup bronze medallist Davronbek Sattorov (UZB) for gold. Read more

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Belgrade sets new participants records and promotes to European Open

8 Oct 2016 00:20

The European Cup in Belgrade noted a record of participants with 331 judoka from 30 nations. The old record was in 2012, also just after the Olympic Games and in advance of the European U23 Championships. After this many athletes will go to Rome for the Olympic Training Centre and combine the tour with the European Open in Glasgow. Read more

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Farmonov takes judo gold in all Uzbekistan final in Tashkent

8 Oct 2016 00:05

Mirzahid Farmonov of host nation Uzbekistan had the measure of his younger teammate and heir apparent in Baku Grand Slam silver medallist Giyosjon Boboev to win the U73kg title on Friday. Farmonov, 28 and Boboev, 23, who warmed up together this morning, matched each other for five minutes and could not be separated. Read more

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