Inside News

20180331_tbilisi_gp_ijf_final_81_kirakozashvili_tamazi_final

Kirakozashvili adjusts to top level taking Grand Prix gold

31 Mar 2018 19:30

Tamazi Kirakozashvili of Georgia made his full IJF World Judo Tour debut last year and home comforts were the difference today as he recorded his maiden win on the international circuit. Read more

20180331_tbilisi_gp_ijf_final_70_marie_eve_gahie_final_oseikomi

Favourite Marie Eve Gahie charges to gold for France

31 Mar 2018 19:05

At the Grand Prix in Tbilisi Marie Eve Gahie of France conquered former world number one Kelita Zupancic (CAN) to win her first IJF title since 2016. The 21-year-old matched the result of her teammate Clarisse Agbegnenou as France won both women’s gold medals on day two. Read more

20180331_tbilisi_ijf_fb_73_lasha_shavdatuashvili_westende_sam

Super Shavdatuashvili shows his class at home

31 Mar 2018 18:25

London 2012 Olympic champion and Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallist Lasha Shavdatuashvili of Georgia started as the top seed at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi and came through five testing contests to win his third Grand Prix title. World number five Shavdatuashvili won four of his five contests by ippon and was the crowd favourite on day two. Read more

20180331_tbilisi_gp_ijf_final_63_clarisse_agbegnenou_fra_final_oseikomi

Untouchable Agbegenou adds her eighth winning city

31 Mar 2018 18:15

World champion Clarisse Agbegnenou of France worked her way through the U63kg field at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi to win all four of her contests to capture gold in Georgia. It was the eighth city in the world where the Olympic silver medallist won a World Tour event. Read more

tbilisi_banner_2018_shavdatuashvili

Lasha Shavdatuashvili hopes to shine at home Grand Prix

31 Mar 2018 07:10

The venue for the Grand Prix in Tbilisi will be packed with men mainly to watch men. Women’s judo hasn’t developed very well yet in Georgia, but there’s enough to look forward to. Still the men set the tone for Georgia and on the second day Lasha Shavdatuashvili is one of the men to watch. He knows and was special guest at the draw for this Grand Prix on Thursday. Read more

20180330_tbilisi_ijf_fb_57_theresa_still_final

German Stoll sisters take gold and bronze after their quarter-final clash

30 Mar 2018 19:15

World number four Helene Receveaux (FRA) was stunned in the U57kg final by The Hague Grand Prix silver medallist Theresa Stoll (GER). World bronze medallist Receveaux strolled through the preliminaries of the Grand Prix in Tbilisi but encountered a different level of opposition in the final as a game Stoll more than matched her French opponent. Read more

20180330_tbilisi_ijf_fb_60_lukhumi_chkviami_papinashvili_amiran_final

Chkhvimiani retains over Papinashvili as it’s a clean sweep for Georgia

30 Mar 2018 19:00

Georgia finished day one of their home Grand Prix top of the medal table after a riveting day of judo at the Tbilisi Sports Palace on Friday. It’s an imposing start from the hosts but what really stands out – at a time when the evolving Olympic sport is more competitive than ever – is how they resisted the world in the U60kg category to win all four medals available. Read more

Judo birthday

Partners

First description Second description Third description Four description