Just small changes in the World Ranking top 10 this week. Renat Saidov moved up to the 6th position after his victory at the African Open last weekend. Dutch heavyweight Roy Meyer changed to 8 from The highest ranked athlete who won the African Open in Port Louis is Russian Irina Dolgova who’s in good shape with her second victory in 8 days. She is stable at 4 like last week. Assmaa Niang gained one place to #14.
Srdjan Mrvaljevic made a big jump from 48 to 40. Also Swiss Emilie Amaron gained 5 places to 43. Canadian winner Arthur Margelidon is now ranked 24 U73kg, which is likely good enough for Olympic qualification.
In the latest IJF Ranking of the points of the African Open in Port Louis of last year were reduced by 50% and 2013 removed completely. Not a problem for 2013 winner Zack Piontek, he regained the title and is stable at #27 which might be good enough for qualification in this stage.