Grand Prix Havana - Event

Grand Prix Havana

  • Date: 6 Jun 2014 - 8 Jun 2014
  • Place: Havana, Cuba
  • Type: Grand Prix
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20140606_Havana_KARAKAS, Hedvig (HUN) - OHAI, Loredana (ROU)3

Cuban Grand Prix bronze taken away of Hedvig Karakas

20 Sep 2014 18:30

London 2012 Olympian Hedvig Karakas has been requested to return her bronze medal and price win after breaking judogi rules. Karakas, who won silver at the Grand Prix of Zagreb last week explains what happened. Read more

20140608_Havana_ HARRISON, Kayla (USA)1 (3)

Excellent comeback after knee surchery for Kayla Harrison

10 Jun 2014 14:50

Kayla Harrison is back. Her motto "The best do more than the rest" was just successfully tested in Cuba at the Grand Prix of Havana. Read more

20140608_Havana_SHERRINGTON, Christopher (GBR) - SAIDOV, Renat (RUS)6

Saidov one size too tall for Sherrington

8 Jun 2014 20:45

Baku Grand Slam bronze medallist Renat Saidov (RUS) outgunned surprise package Chris Sherrington (GBR) in the last contest of the first Havana Grand Prix. Former Samsun Grand Prix bronze medallist Sherrington, who will represent Scotland at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in July, defeated European silver medallist and top seed Adam Okruashvili (GEO) in his opening bout to make a statement of his intent in Havana. Read more

20140608_Havana_NIKIFOROV, Toma (BEL) - (2)

Belgian Toma Nikiforov arrives at highest stages in judo

8 Jun 2014 20:00

Junior World Championships bronze medallist Toma Nikiforov (BEL) was one of the big winners in Cuba as he topped an IJF podium for the first time with victory against Rijeka Grand Prix bronze medallist Flavio Orlik (SUI). In a fascinating contest featuring two men who have big ambitions in this Olympic cycle, Nikiforov, 21, who won three of his four contests by ippon on the final day, settled the final by throwing his 23-year-old Swiss opponent with a drop seoi-nage after 80 seconds. Read more

20140608_Havana_LIPARTELIANI, Varlam (GEO) (3)

Georgian Varlam Liparteliani leaves Havana with gold

8 Jun 2014 19:45

World number one and world runner-up Varlam Liparteliani (GEO) emerged victorious in the -90kg final with a dominant display against double Olympic medallist Tiago Camilo (BRA). Camilo, who took silver in Sydney 2008 and bronze in Beijing 2008, was returning from a shoulder injury sustained at the 2013 World Judo Masters in Tyumen. Read more