Grand Slam Paris - Event

Grand Slam Paris

  • Date: 6 Feb 2016 - 7 Feb 2016
  • Place: Paris, France
  • Type: Grand Slam
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Kelly Edwards can forget Olympics after third head injury

26 Feb 2016 18:35

British lightweight judoka Kelly Edwards is devastated after learning she will miss the chance to try and compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games through concussion. Read more

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Teddy Riner may undergo shoulder operation

9 Feb 2016 16:05

France’s Olympic judo champion Teddy Riner could have to undergo surgery on a painful shoulder injury next week, his coach told AFP on Tuesday. Franck Chambily said Riner had a small piece of cartilage that was pushing on a tendon at the top of his left shoulder and causing the athlete pain. Read more

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For the first time three Korean World Ranking leaders

8 Feb 2016 13:05

Seven athletes from Asia lead the World Ranking since this weekend’s Paris Grand Slam, followed by 6 Europeans and Kayla Harrison for Pan America. Exactly one year ago 3 Asians led, 2 Pan American athletes and 9 Europeans. What a change in one year time. Not any Korean judoka led the world ranking, now three men and the women are approaching rapidly. Since the start of the World Ranking in 2009 Korea didn’t have three leaders. Read more

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Asian athletes do not even surprise with 9 titles in Paris

7 Feb 2016 21:05

Japan topped the medal table once again in Paris as they won five gold medals, two silver and two bronze ahead of South Korea who shone with three gold and four bronze medals while hosts France won two gold medals, one silver and six bronze. On Sunday Asia added another four gold medals to Saturday's five. Europe doubled two on Sunday and Pan America claimed gold U78kg their strongest category. Read more

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Harasawa Hisayoshi challenges Teddy Riner in the road to Rio

7 Feb 2016 19:50

Japanese judoka Harasawa Hisayoshi remains undefeated and with his second consecutive gold medal at the Grand Slam in Paris, he may be the one to challenge Teddy Riner at the Olympic Games in Rio. Harasawa is the only man in the World Ranking top 10 who hasn’t fought, and thus hasn’t lost to Teddy Riner. Read more