Home » Judo news
The latest Judo News offered by JudoInside.com
Golden Masako Doi one of four Japanese medals
24 Nov 2018 15:10
Japanese middleweight Doi Masako topped the podium for Japan ahead of Asian Games winner Nabekura Nami (JPN). First-time Grand Slam finalist Doi won bronze last week in The Hague and defeated 2017 Japan Grand Slam silver medallist Nabekura in golden score after the latter was penalised for the third and final time for passivity.
World number 72 Doi will skyrocket up the IJF World Ranking List and her win will shake up the selections for next year for the hosts.
In the first semi-final Olympic champion Tina Trstenjak (SLO) was dispatched by Doi by ippon from a kami-shiho-gatame hold down in golden score. In the second semi-final Budapest Grand Prix winner Nouchi Aimi (JPN) was penalised for the third time for going out of the area against Nabekura Nami (JPN) and was disqualified.
The first bronze medal contest was won by Nouchi who submitted Ekaterinburg Grand Slam bronze medallist Edwige Gwend (ITA) with shime-waza. Nouchi led by a waza-ari score from ashi-waza and wrapped up the contest for her third Grand Slam medal by subduing her opponent on the ground.
The second bronze medal was won by world silver medallist Tashiro Miku (JPN) who extended her head-to-head series against Trstenjak to 7-0. Tashiro won her seventh Grand Slam medal by throwing for a waza-ari after five minutes and 21 seconds of golden score.
Related judoka and events
Related Judo Photos
Related Judo News
World champion Clarisse Agbegnenou (FRA) defeated Osaka Grand Slam silver medallist Nabekura Nami (JPN) to win her first Masters title in the last contest on day one of the season-ending competition in China. Nabekura put up a credible effort as she forced the contest into golden score before failing with an ambitious sumi-gaeshi as Agbegnenou landed on top and applied a pin for 20 seconds and ippon. Read more
The World Mixed team title was captured by the team of Japan and they prolonged last year’s title from Budapest here in Baku. Witnessed by Russia Federation President Vladimir Putin Russia and a united team of North and South Korea took bronze. France lost the final to Japan by 4-1. Read more
It’s Germany day in Baku with Dominic Ressel in the semi final, not a surprise, because he has the capabilities and we learned from Wieczerzak last year what the daily form can do. Now Ressel is the Wieczerzak but also the reigning World Champion is still going for a medal via the repechage. Read more
Sally Buckton (RSA)
|1||Tel Aviv||24 Jan|