Dutchman Dex Elmont has bounced back from a disappointing World Judo Championship performance to secure gold at the Judo Grand Prix in Zagreb.
After trading shido penalties with his rival, Elmont went on the offensive securing a waza-ari with morote seoi-nage before hanging on to take the victory.
France's Baku Grand Slam silver medallist Florent Urani mopped up in the first of the two bronze medal finals to record victory against America's Nicholas Delpopolo, while Andrea Regis got the better of compatriot Marco Maddaloni to seal the second in an all-Italian affair.
Russia's two-time European champion Sirazhudin Magomedov took top honours in the under 81kg competition to record his first win since 2012.
The 27-year-old was more or less handed the title after America's Travis Stevens was forced to pull out of the final due to foot injury picked up in his semi-final win.
The man who lost that semi-final to Stevens, Italian Matteo Marconcini, picked up one of the two bronze medals as he overcame Israel's Asaf Chen.
The other bronze was awarded to Russia's World Team Championships silver medallist Murat Khabachirov as he dispatched Hungary's Laszio Csoknya.
In the women's contests, former world number one Kelita Zupancic of Canada won gold as she defeated Poland's world bronze medallist Katarzyna Klys in the under 70kg final.
She did well to battle through a tough draw before settling the final on shido penalties, suffering just one penalty to her rival's three.
Brazilian Maria Portela claimed the first bronze medal of the under 70kg category as she beat Great Britain's Sally Conway, while Barbara Matic gave the home crowd something to cheer, defeating 21-year-old German Szaundra Diedrich.
Just two yuko scores separated the finalists in the opening contest of the day, the women's under 63kg category, as Slovenia's World bronze medallist Tina Trstenjak proved too experience for Swede Mia Hermansson.
Gemma Howell ensured Great Britain did not end the day empty handed as she secured the first bronze medal of the contest with victory over Italy's Edwige Gwend.
France's Maelle Di Cintio captured the second bronze as she defeated Algeria's Imene Agouar.
Competition concludes in Croatia's Dom Sportova arena tomorrow with competition from the men's under 90, under 100 and over 100kg categories, as well as the women's under 78 and over 78kg divisions.
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