Grand Prix Tashkent - Event

Grand Prix Tashkent

  • Date: 9 Nov 2018 - 11 Nov 2018
  • Place: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Type: Grand Prix
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Mammadali Mehdiyev takes gold for Azerbaijan in Tashkent

11 Nov 2018 17:50

The first final of the day opposed the Hungarian and top seeded athlete, Toth Krisztian, who had to go to the golden score in the semi-final Mikail Ozerler (TUR), to qualify for the last match. But slightly injured during the preliminary rounds, Toth did not compete in the final and the victory went to Mammadali Mehdiyev (AZE). Read more


Third gold Loriana Kuka icing on the cake for Kosovo

11 Nov 2018 17:25

Like her three compatriots, finalists on the first day at the Grand Prix in Tashkent (2 gold, 1 silver), Loriana Kuka (KOS) qualified with a lot of control for the final of U78kg despite not being one of the seeded athlete when the competition started. In the final, she found on her way the Austrian Bernadette Graf, who from the first matches was very fit. Read more


Elmar Gasimov grabs the gold medal in Tashkent

11 Nov 2018 17:25

Being the current Olympic Silver medallist and top seeded competitor, it was not a surprise to find Elmar Gasimov (AZE) in the final of the Grand Prix in Tashkent U100kg. But as we announced in the preview of the category, this could be the day of Alexandre Iddir, as the Frenchman went through the preliminary rounds with a very solid and spectacular judo. Read more


Soslan Bostanov keeps his head cool in Uzbekistan

11 Nov 2018 17:15

The last final of the Grand Prix of Tashkent opposed the Russian, Soslan Bostanov, who so far had no medal on the World Judo Tour this year, and for the joy of the audience, the Uzbek Bekmurod Oltiboev, who ended at the bottom of the podium in Baku last September. The first danger came from the Russian side, as Bostanov launched a uchi-mata for no score, but a few seconds later he applied the same technique to score a waza-ari. Read more


Iryna Kindzerska hits the golden jackpot in Tashkent

11 Nov 2018 17:05

With 10 medals on the World Judo Tour, Carolin Weiss (GER) was again present in the final block of a major IJF event. She was opposed to the 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam bronze medallist, Iryna Kindzerska (AZE). Despite the difference in weight, the first half of the match seemed to be fairly balanced and as the two competitors entered the last minute, only shido had been distributed, two to Weiss, one to Kindzerska. Read more