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Russian judoists won the medal standings of the Grand Slam tournament in Mongolia

26.06.2022 ТАСС 117 просмотров

The athletes won five gold, two silver and two bronze awards.


Russian judoists won three gold medals on the final day of the Grand Slam tournament in Ulaanbaatar.

On Sunday in the weight category up to 90 kgMikhail Igolnikov defeated the bronze medalist of the Olympic Games in Tokyo in the final bout Davlata Bobonova from Uzbekistan. Bronze awards on the account of the representative of the NetherlandsNoel van't End andDidara Khamzy from Kazakhstan.

The gold medal in the weight category up to 100 kg was won by a RussianMatvey Kanikovsky, who defeated the bronze medalist of the Olympic Games in Tokyo Portuguese in the final boutGeorges Fonseca. The bronze medalists of the competition were Mikhail Korrel from the Netherlands and the bronze medalist of the Tokyo Games in the Israeli team competitionPeter Thumb. In the final of the weight category over 100 kg Russian Inal Tasoev defeated the representative of the NetherlandsRoy Meyer. Bronze awards went to Adil Orazbayev from Kazakhstan and Japanese Yusei Ogawa.

Russian athletes competed at the tournament in a neutral status and under the flag of the International Judo Federation (IJF).

Following the results of the three days of competition, the Russian national team took first place in the medal standings with five gold, two silver and two bronze awards. The Japanese team is in second place (4-1-2). Mongolia's national team closed the top three (2-4-5).

The next Grand Slam tournament will be held in Budapest from July 8-10.

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