Grand Prix Montreal - Event

Grand Prix Montreal

  • Date: 5 Jul 2019 - 7 Jul 2019
  • Place: Montreal, Canada
  • Type: Grand Prix
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IJF Competition Manager Lisa Allan enjoyed Montreal

8 Jul 2019 09:05

Judo is becoming less of a men’s game. Sunday, during the Montreal Grand Prix men’s +100 kg finale, a woman was refereeing the duel of French Teddy Riner and Japanese Hisayoshi Harasawa. British Dr. Lisa Allan is an important female figure in judo as the Competition Manager of the International Judo Federation (IJF). Read more

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Reaction Teddy Riner on his golden comeback

8 Jul 2019 06:30

Tenfold World Champion and double Olympic Champion Teddy Riner from France made his comeback to the competition tatami In Montréal after an absence of 18 months. Notwithstanding, he made sure his return on the mat did not go by unnoticed, taking the gold at this inaugural Montréal Grand Prix. Read more

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Teddy Riner defeats Harasawa in tight final in Montreal

8 Jul 2019 01:20

That was a close call for Teddy Riner who captured the gold medal at the Grand Prix in Montreal in a repeat of the 2016 Olympic final. This one though was attractive. Hisayoshi Harasawa determined the pace of the contest from the start. It was actually Riner who had to adjust to the pace, which is not a surprise after a long period without that competition feeling. Read more

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Sarah Asahina takes expected Grand Prix gold

8 Jul 2019 00:55

For many years, Japan has had a strong tradition in the +78kg category and World Champion Asahina Sarah (JPN) was definitely the main favorite in Montreal. No one could oppose her during the playoffs of the competition. In the final she was opposed to Raz Hershko (ISR). Read more

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Egyptian Ramadan Darwish signs for fifth Grand Prix gold

8 Jul 2019 00:30

The final of the Grand Prix in Montreal opposed top seed Ramadan Darwish (EGY) and Shady EL Nahas (CAN), who produced an incredible performance in the semi-final when he threw with a massive o-goshi, world bronze medallist Karl-Richard Frey (GER) for ippon. Read more