Grand Slam Paris - Event

Grand Slam Paris

  • Date: 10 Feb 2018 - 11 Feb 2018
  • Place: Paris, France
  • Type: Grand Slam
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Akil Gjakova Kosovo’s first male judo miracle

10 Feb 2018 19:10

Youngster Akil Gjakova of Kosovo made history for his country for the second successive event to maintain his imperious start to 2018. Gjakova, 22, whose older sister Nora Gjakova lost out in the second round of the U57kg category in Paris, became the first male judoka from Kosovo to win a Grand Prix medal in January, but that was just the warm-up. Read more

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Daria Bilodid wins Paris on her Grand Slam debut

10 Feb 2018 19:00

The Paris Grand Slam 2018, one of France’s blue ribbon sporting events, marked a new chapter for the sport as a new generation of champions emerged at the theatre of judo which is the AccorHotels Arena on Saturday. Read more

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Korean An Baul wins second Grand Slam title

10 Feb 2018 18:30

Olympic silver medallist An Baul of Korea followed up on his bronze medal from December’s Tokyo Grand Slam by topping the podium at the first Grand Slam of 2018. Former world champion An, 23, squared off against Tokyo Grand Slam silver medallist Maruyama Joshiro (JPN) in the U66kg final with the Asian rivals tied in their head-to-head series 1:1 before today. Read more

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Toru Shishime repeats 2016 victory in Paris

10 Feb 2018 18:05

Japanese judoka Shishime Toru won the Paris Grand Slam for the second time in his career after conquering World Judo Masters bronze medallist Sharafuddin Lutfillaev (UZB) in the first men’s final of the 2018 instalment of this renowned competition. Read more

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Competition month February requires balanced healthy diet

7 Feb 2018 07:05

February is typically the month where judo players all over the world travel to Europe to compete in the famous Grand Slam of Paris. While Paris is often the highlight of the tour, it is normally not the only destination. Dietitian Amelie Rosseneu gives you the insights of a healthy diet with sufficient protein and carbohydrates to overcome the body challenges in a month full of judo. Read more