Grand Prix Samsun - Event

Grand Prix Samsun

  • Date: 27 Mar 2015 - 29 Mar 2015
  • Place: Samsun, Turkey
  • Type: Grand Prix
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Switching judokas increase in the road to Tokyo2020

20 Feb 2018 16:40

Switching nations seems are still a trend, as judo is overwhelmed with judoka who switch nation, either to get a chance, either to get better financial circumstances. Although switches all from all times, but this Olympic cycle it's a method. With the latest three Mongolian athletes a new wave of many has started with the Tokyo 2020 Games ahead more will follow Read more

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Irish judoka Lisa Kearney retires

11 Dec 2017 09:10

Lisa Kearney announced to retire from the sport of judo. Kearney was doing judo for 20 years and became an Olympian for Ireland. One of her highlights was a bronze medal at the Grand Prix in Samsun in 2015 and various victories at World Cup events all around the world. Read more

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Linda Bolder retires with pain in her heart

8 Nov 2017 16:00

Israelian Dutch woman Linda Bolder announced her retirement. The 29-year old Bolder finished seventh at the Olympic Games in Rio. She won European titles in three different age categories at European Championships. She won European gold as cadet , junior and U23 and as senior she was runner up in 2013 behind Kim Polling. She won the Grand Slams of Paris & Tokyo but switched to Israel in 2015 and continued to win for gold for Israel. On her Facebook she explained her thoughts. Read more

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Noel van 't End faces knee injury and cancels Baku Games

2 Jun 2015 10:55

Dutchman Noël van 't End won’t participate in the European Games in Baku end of June. The winner of the Grand Prix of Samsun had his medial ligament torn in an event in Germany where he competed in the U100 category, one weight higher than usual. Read more

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Meet Israel's New Judo Champion: Linda Bolder

20 May 2015 07:10

With 2014 world champion and 2015 runner-up Yarden Gerbi already marked as one of the country's big hopes for a medal at Rio 2016, Israeli women's judo now has another serious contender for Olympic glory – Linda Bolder, 26, a native of the Netherlands who recently joined the national team. Read more