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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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Attila Ungvari books most valuable victory with World Tour gold

30 Sep 2017 19:35

Perhaps it was his biggest victory ever, Attila Ungvari captured the gold medal at the Grand Prix in Zagreb U81kg. Ungvari who won the European U23 title 2010 won four World Cups in between but never a gold in the World Tour. On Saturday she added another milestone in his 10 years career. Although he was the number one seed in Zagreb, he defeated his four opponents by the book. Read more

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Nabekura Nami defeats Megumi in Zagreb final U63kg

30 Sep 2017 19:30

The final was 100% Japanese as Tsugane Megumi and Nabekura Nami both cleaned up their respective halves of the draw to guarantee two more medals for the Japanese team. This time it was the youngster Nabekuri who captured the gold at the Grand Prix in Zagreb. Read more

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