Grand Slam Paris - Event

Grand Slam Paris

  • Date: 17 Oct 2015 - 18 Oct 2015
  • Place: Paris, France
  • Type: Grand Slam
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World number 6 judoka Hiroyuki Akimoto announces retirement

11 Jun 2016 10:25

2010 World Champion Akimoto Hiroyuki announced his retirement. Akimoto didn’t qualify for the Olympic Games and the 30 year athlete said it was enough to fight at top level. Akimoto is still the number six of the World Ranking U73kg. Read more


Tumurkhuleg Davaadorj back to number one position U66kg

20 Oct 2015 17:05

Tumurkhuleg Davaadorj is the new leader in the World Ranking U66kg, last week he was second. In was ranked first in April 2015 for the last time. In this category five judoka have been ranking leader this year. Georgii Zantaraia follows at place two. It was the final of the Grand Slam in Paris last weekend. Read more

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French crowd basis for golden Sunday in Paris

18 Oct 2015 19:05

France was the best nation at the second day of the Grand Slam in Paris. The Accor Hotel Arena was full with an amazing crowd. Judo sells in France, but you need to have the right idols, and Audrey Tcheumeo, Emilie Andeol and Cyrille Maret awarded the crowd with gold for France. Read more

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Harasawa Hisayoshi rules in Paris

18 Oct 2015 18:45

Tyumen Grand Slam winner Harasawa Hisayoshi of Japan ruled the heavyweight category on Sunday with some spectacular ippon judo. World number 16 David Moura (BRA) was thrown with a beautiful uchi-mata in the last contest of the Paris Grand Slam 2015 as Harasawa won his fourth competition in a row. Read more

20151018_ParisGS_KM2_Cyrille Maret (FRA)-2

Cyrille Maret inspired by French crowd

18 Oct 2015 18:30

French Cyrille Maret is always inspired by the crowd in Paris. The European Games bronze medallist put his failure to win a World Championships medal behind him in the best possible fashion as he won Grand Slam gold in his homeland. Warsaw European Open silver medallist Rafael Buzacarini (BRA) was caught with 45 seconds left in the contest by an osoto-otoshi for yuko and Maret, who finished fifth in Astana, successfully retained his Paris title from 2014. Read more