Grand Prix The Hague - Event

Grand Prix The Hague

  • Date: 17 Nov 2017 - 19 Nov 2017
  • Place: The Hague, Netherlands
  • Type: Grand Prix
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The Hague Grand Prix cancelled

14 Jun 2019 13:10

The IJF have pulled back the license for the Grand Prix in The Hague due to expected financial losses for both contracted editions in 2019 and 2020. A severe loss for the Dutch Judo Association where in 2017 the city council of The Hague announced the top event in the World Tour for a period of four years. The Grand Prix was scheduled from 15-17 November. Read more

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Israel’s first World Champion Yarden Gerbi continues to inspire

22 Nov 2017 10:30

Israel’s first world judo champion and Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallist Yarden Gerbi of Israel was in The Hague to deliver a masterclass on Saturday and Sunday. The 28-year-old retired in October but was back on the mat in the Netherlands to teach local children some new skills and to share her remarkable story. Read more

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Roy Meyer celebrates gold with home crowd at Grand Prix The Hague

19 Nov 2017 20:20

The Netherlands dominated the last day of the Grand Prix in The Hague. With three gold medals and eight in total on Sunday it was clear that the Dutch are still a powerhouse in judo. With five gold medals over three days and twelve medals in total the Dutch have a great showcase. The Grand Prix in The Hague will for sure have more athletes next year as the organisation set a great inaugural event. Read more

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The people’s champion Roy Meyer ends The Hague Grand Prix on a high

19 Nov 2017 19:30

The Netherlands’ charismatic heavyweight Roy Meyer (NED) was the main man for the hosts as he turned in the best result from their men’s team. The 26-year-old World Judo Masters bronze medallist showed his power and his personality as he beat Abu Dhabi Grand Slam silver medallist Maciej Sarnacki (POL) in the last contest of The Hague Grand Prix 2017. Read more

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World number three Savelkouls moves the Netherlands out of sight

19 Nov 2017 18:45

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam winner Tessie Savelkouls (NED) lived up to her billing as the top seed by defeating former Baku Grand Slam bronze medallist Sandra Jablonskyte (LTU) to win +78kg gold. savelkouls, who finished fifth at the Openweight World Championships last time out, came into the final with a 2-1 winning head-to-head record against Jablonskyte and extended that with a defiant display which has become typical of the fast-rising Dutchwoman. Read more