Chishima Maeda was one of Japan's two gold medallists on day one of the IJF Tel Aviv Grand Prix ©IJF Media Team/Ben Urban

Japan and South Korea won two gold medals each on the opening day of the International Judo Federation Tel Aviv Grand Prix.

Natsumi Tsunoda and Chishima Maeda were Japan's winners at the Israeli city's Shlomo Arena.

Tsunoda beat France's Shirine Boukli in the women's under-48 kilograms final, while Maeda defeated South Korea's Jeong Bo-kyeong in the women's under-52kg final.

France's Mélanie Clément and Turkey's Tugce Beder were the women's under-48kg bronze medallists.

The women's under-52kg bronze medals went to South Korea’s Park Da-sol and Belgium’s Charline Van Snick.

South Korea's two victories came courtesy of Kim Won-Jin and An Baul.

Kim overcame Turkey’s Mihrac Akkus in the men's under-60kg final, while An beat Kazakhstan's Yerlan Serikzhanov to top honours in the men's under-66kg category.

Rounding off the men's under-60kg podium were Moldova’s Nicolae Foca and Japan’s Dai Aoki.

Brazil's Daniel Cargnin and home judoka Tal Flicker were the men's under-66kg bronze medallists.

Today's one other gold medallist was Slovenia's Kaja Kajzer, who defeated France’s Hélène Receveaux in the women's under-57kg final.

The bronze medals went to Kosovo’s Nora Gjakova and Hungary’s Hedvig Karakas.

Action in Tel Aviv is due to continue tomorrow.

Medals will be awarded in the men's 73kg and 81kg categories and the women's 63kg and 70kg divisions.

Watch all the action on Judo TV.