Grand Prix Zagreb - Event

Grand Prix Zagreb

  • Date: 23 Sep 2016 - 25 Sep 2016
  • Place: Zagreb, Croatia
  • Type: Grand Prix
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20160925_Zagreb_JW_Daniel Natea ROU

Daniel Natea continues winning in new Olympic cycle

25 Sep 2016 19:25

World Judo Masters winner Daniel Natea of Romania won his first Grand Prix with a heavyweight ippon in the last contest of the Zagreb Grand Prix 2016 as he bided his time before launching former Ulaanbaatar Grand Prix silver medallist Sven Heinle of Germany for a spectacular ippon. Read more

20160925_Zagreb_CF_Larisa Ceric BIH (2)

Larisa Ceric confirms top year with victory in Zagreb

25 Sep 2016 19:05

Bosnian star Larisa Ceric has been prolific in 2016 and her run of IJF World Judo Tour hardware looks no sign of abating as she defeated a very worthy contender in Carolin Weiss of Germany in the +78kg final. Rio 2016 Olympian Ceric scored a yuko from an osoto-makikomi and Weiss, Budapest Grand Prix winner, could not reply with an attack of any real degree of substance. Ceric was also World Judo Masters bronze medallist in May this year. Read more


Russian Adlan Bisultanov makes fresh start in Zagreb

25 Sep 2016 18:10

Russian Adlan Bisultanov was a leading performer in Zagreb as he defeated Dutch Budapest Grand Prix winner Michael Korrel to win his third Grand Prix gold medal. Korrel could not make it two back-to-back Grand Prix gold medals as he was on the receiving end of a drop seoi-nage which was worth a waza-ari score and was caught with a ko-uchi-gari for a yuko with a minute remaining. Read more

20160925_Zagreb_JW_Abigel Joo

Abigel Joo starts new Olympic bid with gold in Zagreb

25 Sep 2016 18:00

Hungarian Abigel Joo has a short-term goal of winning her home World Championships next year in Budapest and a long-term goal of winning the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Joo, 26, finished seventh at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, having finished fifth at London 2012, while her U78kg final adversary Guusje Steenhuis of the Netherlands was overlooked for Rio 2016 by the Dutch Judo Federation. Read more


Grigorev shows off with second Grand Prix victory

25 Sep 2016 17:20

Russian alternative Alexander Grigorev clinched his second Grand Prix gold medal by defeating the top seed and Budapest Grand Prix bronze medallist Li Kochman of Israel in the -90kg final. Grigorev was making only his third international start of the year but he looked in good condition. Read more