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Dutch delight Michael Korrel for king

14 Dec 2019 16:25

World bronze medallist Michael Korrel of the Netherlands produced the performance of his career to beat former world champion Wolf Aaron (JPN) with a thunderous ippon after 27 seconds of golden score to claim his first Masters title. World number four Korrel threw his rival with a devastating seoi-nage to earn all the plaudits in one of the sport’s toughest and most talent-laden categories as he screamed with delight before making eye contact with the matside photographer. Read more

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Lasha Bekauri upstages set of world champions

14 Dec 2019 16:00

Junior World Championships gold medallist Lasha Bekauri of Georgia starred on the final day of the IJF season as he defeated world number one Nikoloz Sherazadishvili (ESP) in golden score. Georgian-born Spaniard Sherazadishvili appeared to be shaping up for sutemi-waza and lost his balance while Bekauri had control and the 19-year-old directed his opponent backwards for ippon and a remarkable victory. Read more

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Tessie Savelkouls saves her best until last in 2019

14 Dec 2019 15:35

World number 25 Tessie Savelkouls of the Netherlands won her first IJF title of the year at the final event of the season as the Dutchwoman won her country’s third gold medal in Qingdao. Former world bronze medallist Iryna Kindzerska (AZE) was outworked for the full four minutes of regulation time and was caught after 25 seconds of added time from a rolling seoi-nage for a waza-ari score. Read more

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