IBSA Judo Grand Prix Baku - Event

IBSA Judo Grand Prix Baku

  • Date: 13 May 2019 - 14 May 2019
  • Place: Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Type: IBSA World Cup
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Good practise for IBSA athletes at Grand Prix in Baku

14 May 2019 22:10

Uzbekistan has the best Paralympic athletes in this moment. With four gold medals at the IBSA Grand Prix in Baku Uzbekistan had the most outstanding performance in Azerbaijan. Obviously just one event where foremost the men picked up three of the four titles. The host country claimed three gold medals and lost four. Read more

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Azeri judoka take three gold at IBSA Grand Prix in Baku

14 May 2019 11:10

At the IBSA Judo Grand Prix in Baku 212 athletes from 35 countries are competing for a medal and important points towards qualification for the next Paralympic Games. The first day brought all seven current Paralympic champions to the tatami. Read more

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Being a Judo referee is not the most popular job

13 May 2019 15:25

Balazs Gosztonyi of Hungary is one of the IJF referees of the dark force. The referees, the one you shouldn’t see, but who should lead the contest in the best way. Sometimes they have to make the hard decisions, rational or with help of the video footage, sometimes clear, sometimes hard to understand. Beautiful ippons or in a rare occasion when a phone drops out of the judogi. Read more

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Paralympian Sam Ingram on a mission

21 Mar 2019 15:25

Great Britain’s Sam Ingram is a picture of serenity in the lead-up to the start of the 2019 judo season at the Baku Grand Prix in May. The world and London 2012 Paralympic silver medallist is on a mission to return to the podium at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, having missed out at Rio 2016. Read more

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IBSA present Paralympic qualification programme

12 Jan 2019 13:25

In 2019 the world’s best judokas will be fighting for points to move up in the rankings and secure qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Two Grand Prix and three Regional Championships will take place this year. Get to know more about each of them. Read more