Grand Prix Hohhot - Event

Grand Prix Hohhot

  • Date: 25 May 2018 - 27 May 2018
  • Place: Hohhot, China
  • Type: Grand Prix
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Trendy throw: floating elbow morote-seoi

25 Jun 2018 21:55

We at JudoInside with our partner, JudoCrazy, like to spot new trends as well as old trends that have gone largely unnoticed. A good example of an emerging trend that we spotted early on was the "Reverse Seoi-Nage". Read more

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Legend Naidan win first Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifier

27 May 2018 15:35

At the Grand Prix in Hohhot Mongolian legend and world bronze medallist Naidan Tuvshinbayar won his first IJF gold medal since 2015 as he rolled back the years with a vintage display to once again prolong his career as an elite judoka. Read more

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GuHam Cho builds momentum towards the World Championships

27 May 2018 15:05

Cho Guham of Korea showed his World Championships title ambitions as he swept through a world-class field to finally defeat The Hague Grand Prix winner Kazbek Zankishiev (RUS) in the U100kg final. Both judoka were fighting for a third Grand Prix gold medal and it was the Korean Tokyo Grand Slam winner who reigned supreme to become one of the leading contenders for World gold in Baku this year. Read more

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Fourth Grand Prix gold for DongHan Gwak

27 May 2018 14:45

Former world champion Gwak Donghan of Korea helped to send his country to second place in the medal table by outfighting Ekaterinburg Grand Slam bronze medallist Gantulga Altanbagana (MGL). Olympic bronze medallist Gwak was the favourite against the 2017 Antalya Grand Prix winner from Mongolia and lived up to his billing as he forced Gantulga to make three infringements in the final. Read more

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Teenager Akira Sone secures first IJF World Judo Tour title

27 May 2018 14:40

Youngster Akira Sone ruled the women’s heavyweight category at the Grand Prix Hohhot with a comprehensive win over Paris Grand Slam winner Kim Minjeong (KOR). All Japan Openweight Championships winner Sone , 17, caught Kim with an ouchi-gari for a waza-ari score with one minute left on the clock and added a second by osaekomi to earn Japan’s seventh gold medal at the first qualifier for their home Olympics. Read more