Grand Prix Düsseldorf - Event

Grand Prix Düsseldorf

  • Date: 19 Feb 2016 - 21 Feb 2016
  • Place: Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Type: Grand Prix
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20160219_Dusseldorf_KM_Kaori Matsumoto-7

Kaori Matsumoto more determined to win than the rest

19 Feb 2016 19:45

Olympic and world champion Matsumoto Kaori of Japan won U57kg gold in Dusseldorf in her first competition of the year. Tokyo Grand Slam silver medallist Helene Receveaux of France – who has over taken Olympic bronze medallist Automne Pavia on the world ranking list – had to settle for silver this time out as Matsumoto showed her lethal ne-waza skills. Read more

20160219_Dusseldorf_KM_Ai SHishime_Matsumoto Kaori

Asia vs the rest of the world 5-0

19 Feb 2016 19:30

At the opening day of the Grand Prix of Düsseldorf the Asian athletes showed judo which continents is leading. With two All Asian finals, two confrontations between Korea and Kazachstan, and two finals between Japan and France and Korea vs France, Japan won two gold medals, Korea even three. Read more

20160219_Dusseldorf_KM_Bo Kyeong Jeong

Jeong Bo Kyeong breeds on the success of Korean teammates

19 Feb 2016 19:15

World bronze medallist Jeong Bo Kyeong of Korea gave her team a flying start at the Grand Prix of Dusseldorf as she won the first Grand Prix gold medal of her career. The first final of the competition featured Jeong against Paris Grand Slam gold medallist Galbadrakh Otgontsetseg of Kazakhstan and they were level at the end of regular time with two penalties apiece. Read more

20160206_Paris_KM_Baul An

An Ba-Ul confirms World number one status in Düsseldorf

19 Feb 2016 18:35

World champion An Baul of Korea won the U66kg title of the Grand prix in Düsseldorf as he beat world bronze medallist Golan Pollack of Israel in the U66kg final. An, 21, who had beaten Pollack in their previous two meetings, built on his Paris bronze medal by throwing for waza-ari and maintaining his considerable lead with a characteristically energetic performance. Read more

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Kim Won Jin of World level at Grand Prix Düsseldorf

19 Feb 2016 17:55

Paris Grand Slam bronze medallist Kim Won Jin of Korea earned arguably the most significant victory yet in Düsseldorf on his road to Rio 2016 as the world number one beat the world champion Yeldos Smetov of Kazakhstan in the U60kg final. In a fantastic battle between two of the most exciting judoka in the category the crowd lapped up a thriller as both judoka left it all on the tatami. Read more