Grand Prix Zagreb - Event

Grand Prix Zagreb

  • Date: 1 May 2015 - 3 May 2015
  • Place: Zagreb, Croatia
  • Type: Grand Prix
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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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The remarkable rise of British judoka Nekoda Davis

22 Jun 2016 12:05

At the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Nekoda Davis was a volunteer, four years later, Davis has a great shot at medalling at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Nekoda Davis rocketed herself to the top U57kg and gives Great Britain the chance to keep the 2012 judo boost that Gemma Gibbons and Karina Bryant initiated for their country. 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

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Shikhalizada strikes first for the Azerbaijan hosts

8 May 2015 18:05

Budapest Grand Prix bronze medallist Nijat SHIKHALIZADA (AZE) sent the home crowd into euphoria as he denied reigning Baku Grand Slam winner Colin OATES (GBR) a successful defence of his 2014 title. OATES, 31, was penalised for passivity after 50 seconds and then for not taking a grip which SHIKHALIZADA was also penalised for. Read more

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Robert Van de Walle: The level is so high nowadays

3 May 2015 19:50

Robert VAN DE WALLE (BEL) was among the honoured guests at the Grand Prix of Zagreb. The Moscow 1980 Olympic champion and Seoul 1988 Olympic bronze medallist was inducted into the IJF Hall of Fame in 2013. VAN DE WALLE, who is now an IJF ambassador and has led IJF development projects in Africa, said: “The event has been well organised and has attracted the top level of athletes. Read more