Grand Slam Ekaterinburg - Event

Grand Slam Ekaterinburg

  • Date: 15 Mar 2019 - 17 Mar 2019
  • Place: Ekaterinburg, Russia
  • Type: Grand Slam
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Heavyweight glory for Russia’s Tamerlan Bashaev

17 Mar 2019 16:30

Tamerlan Bashaev of Russia struck Grand Slam gold for the first time in his career by defeating Olympic bronze medallist Or Sasson (ISR) in the closing seconds of their +100kg final. World Judo Masters bronze medallist Bashaev dropped under his Israeli rival with his trademark seoi-nage for a waza-ari score with four seconds left on the clock to end the tournament on a high for the hosts. Read more

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A star is unearthed as Arman Adamian wins Grand Slam gold

17 Mar 2019 16:25

Russian Arman Adamian and countryman and five-time world medallist Kirill Denisov put on a classic final in the U100kg category in front of their home crowd. Adamian starred in the preliminaries with some devastating ippons and met a gritty veteran in Denisov with both men desperate to represent their country on the top of the medal podium. Read more

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Finally Noël van ‘t End converts final into elusive gold

17 Mar 2019 15:55

Dutchman Noël van ‘t End finally won Grand Slam gold at his 21st attempt as he defeated two-time World Judo Masters winner Beka Gviniashvili (GEO) in the U90kg final. Osaka Grand Slam silver medallist van ‘t End had five Grand Slam silver medals to his name before the start of day three while Gviniashvili had one title at this level on his record. Read more

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Brazil’s Maria Altheman earns fifth Grand Slam title

17 Mar 2019 15:45

Brazil’s Maria Suelen Altheman won her fifth Grand Slam gold medal with a determined display in the women’s heavyweight category. Two-time world silver medallist Altheman saw off The Hague Grand Prix bronze medallist Anne Fatoumata M Bairo (FRA) in golden score with an o-uchi-gari in an entertaining final. Read more

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Grand Slam debutant Izumi Mao provides Japan with gold

17 Mar 2019 15:10

Japanese Izumi Mao won her country’s first gold medal at the Ekaterinburg Grand Slam 2019 with victory over double Olympic bronze medallist Mayra Aguiar of Brazil in the U78kg final. World number 67 and Tunis Grand Prix winner Izumi submitted former world champion Aguiar with a strangle outside the area to deny the Brazilian back-to-back Grand Slam gold medals. Read more

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