Japan secured four gold medals on the opening day of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Paris Grand Slam as home favourite Clarisse Agbegnenou delighted the home crowd with victory in the women’s under-63 kilograms category.
Georgia’s men remained on the gold standard at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Tbilisi Grand Prix as they added two more titles to the pair they had won on the previous day - to the immense satisfaction of their home fans.
Clarisse Agbegnenou of France beat defending champion Tina Trstenjak and avenged her defeat to the Slovenian in the final of the Olympic Games as she clinched the under 63 kilograms title at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Suzuki World Championships here.
France's Clarisse Agbegnenou continued her domination of the women’s under 63 kilogram division, producing a series of impressive performances to win the gold medal at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Prix in Jeju, South Korea.
Ivaylo Ivanov won Bulgaria its first-ever International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Slam gold medal after beating home favourite Sergiu Toma to the men’s under 81 kilograms title in Abu Dhabi today.
Tina Trstenjak lived up to her status as the top seed in the women’s under 63 kilogram event on the fourth day of the World Judo Championships here today, as she secured Slovenia’s first ever world title in the sport.