Grand Slam Tel Aviv - Event

Grand Slam Tel Aviv

  • Date: 18 Feb 2021 - 20 Feb 2021
  • Place: Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Type: Grand Slam
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Stuart McWatt misses Olympic journey due to shoulder injury

20 Mar 2021 00:05

Another blow for British Judo as Stuart McWatt announced his shoulder injury is so severe he can’t continue to follow the qualification for Tokyo. His announcement follows the continuous injury of Nekoda Davis and retirement of Sally Conway. Read more


Qualified Gili Cohen: Judo more than sport

25 Feb 2021 08:30

Gili Cohen is a veteran of the Israeli women’s team, a full time athlete for almost half her life and on at day one of the Grand Slam in Tel Aviv she qualified for her second Olympic Games. The IJF Team spoke to Cohen. Read more


Is 150 days enough for Charline van Snick to recover

24 Feb 2021 11:35

Belgian ace Charline van Snick was unlucky at the Tel Aviv Grand Slam after she got injured in her contest against French Astride Gneto in the repechage phase of the tournament. Van Snick hurt her right ankle and couldn’t proceed her bronze medal fight against Majlinda Kelmendi in Israel. Read more


Michael Korrel is back on track with Grand Slam gold

20 Feb 2021 22:20

Israelian judo idol and world number two Peter Paltchik was the favourite for the title. He is on form for more than a year but is most over a human being, he can make mistakes, but is still growing as an athlete and delivers at most of the events. Paltchik delivered again in Tel Aviv but it went a bit different as his ideal outcome. Read more


Gela Zaalishvili celebrates second Grand Slam victory

20 Feb 2021 20:05

Top favourites in the heaviest category were defeated in an early stage, it was the beginning of a surprising heavyweight show at the Grand Slam in Tel Aviv. Lukas Krpalek (CZE) and Guram Tushishvili (GEO) were eliminated early, much too early if they plan to dethrone Teddy Riner (FRA), undisputed king of the category. Read more