African Open Port Louis - Event

African Open Port Louis

  • Date: 7 Nov 2015 - 8 Nov 2015
  • Place: Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Type: World Cup - Continental Open
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Minor changes in the IJF World Ranking

9 Nov 2015 13:05

Just small changes in the World Ranking top 10 this week. Renat Saidov moved up to the 6th position after his victory at the African Open last weekend. Dutch heavyweight Roy Meyer changed to 8 from The highest ranked athlete who won the African Open in Port Louis is Russian Irina Dolgova who’s in good shape with her second victory in 8 days. She is stable at 4 like last week. Assmaa Niang gained one place to #14. Read more

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African Open Port Louis seems a good investment

8 Nov 2015 13:55

The strong Russian team won three gold medals at the African Open in Port Louis. The event was also a good result for three African judoka who won three gold medals on Sunday. Assmaa Niang won gold U70kg. Each year she books an important victory, although last year’s Grand Prix victory in Düsseldorf is more important than today’s motivational gold in Mauritius. Niang beat Irina Gazieva in the final in a field that wasn’t too bad. Read more

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Canada and Russia grab two gold in Port Louis

7 Nov 2015 20:00

There haven’t been many occasions where team Canada picked up two gold medals at an Olympic qualifiying moment. Today in Port Louis in Madagascar that day was realized by Patrick Gagne and Arthur Margelidon. It’s not a bad year for the Canadians who won three World Cups in San Salvador in June. For Margelidon it was his third World Cup, each year one. The 22-year old judoka won the category U73kg in Madagascar. In the final he defeated Turkish Hasan Vanlioglu. Read more