Grand Prix Jeju - Event

Grand Prix Jeju

  • Date: 27 Nov 2014 - 29 Nov 2014
  • Place: Jeju, South Korea
  • Type: Grand Prix
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20141127_Jeju_PAVIA, Automne (FRA) - RECEVEAUX, Helene (FRA)5

Pavia defeats Receveaux in all French final Jeju

27 Nov 2014 14:55

World bronze medallist Automne Pavia (FRA) had the measure of teammate and Budapest Grand Prix silver medallist Helene Receveaux (FRA) along with the remainder of -57kg category on Thursday. The Frenchwoman took control with a harai-goshi earning a yuko score before adding a waza-ari with an osoto-gari which Receveaux led herself into. Receveaux battled and registered a score as she countered a loose effort from Pavia for a yuko but the result was never in doubt. Read more

20141127_Jeju_KIM, Won Jin (KOR)5

Gold for Korea at forst day Grand Prix Jeju

27 Nov 2014 14:40

Reigning Jeju Grand Prix champion Kim Won-Jin (KOR) retained his title as he defeated All Japan University Championships winner and IJF World Judo Tour newcomer Kaawano Ryoya (JPN) in the -60kg final. 2013 world bronze medallist Kim, who is still only 22, won bronze at the Asian Games recently and was successful in Jeju in an all-Asian final. Kim was one of the favourites in advance having a top position U60kg and able to defeat the best players. Read more

20141127_Jeju_Andreea Chitu_R

Andreea Chitu strikes at Grand Prix Jeju

27 Nov 2014 14:30

World silver medallist Andreea Chitu (ROU) earned her latest Grand Prix title on the opening day of the Grand Prix Jeju with a win in the -52kg final over Kodokan Cup runner-up Shishime Ai (JPN). Chitu, who won the Tashkent Grand Prix last month, fought 20-year-old Japanese judoka Shishime for the right to stand on top of the podium and scored ippon with an uki-goshi in the second minute without too much resistance from her opponent. Read more

20141127_Jeju_Buchard - Bo-Kyeong Jeong

Amandine Buchard surprises again with Grand Prix gold in Jeju

27 Nov 2014 14:10

World bronze medallist Amandine Buchard (FRA) defeated European bronze medallist Maryna Chernyak (UKR) to win the first gold medal of the Judo Grand Prix, Jeju 2014. Buchard, 19, will move into the world top 10 with the victory and will no doubt remain there for the foreseeable future. The French starlet opened the scoring with a waza-ari from a sode-tsurikomi-goshi and went back to the same technique to add a second to secure the gold. Read more

20141102_AbuDhabi_KONITZ, Franziska (GER) - YU, Song (CHN)2

Chinese Song Yu seems to be the successor of Wen Tong

2 Nov 2014 15:50

In the final of the heavyweight women’s category, the top seeded and World number seven athlete, German Franziska Konitz was opposed to the winner of the last World Masters in Tyumen in 2013, Yu Song (CHN), from Qingdao, who gave no chance to the German, with a massive left handed o-soto-gari for ippon. It seems that China found a successor to the Olympic and World Champion, Tong Wen. Read more