Renee Lucht was one of two German winners on the final day in Baku ©Getty Images

Germany and Japan enjoyed a successful final day of the International Judo Federation Baku Grand Slam with their athletes securing two gold medals in Azerbaijan’s capital city.

The under and over 78-kilograms events were the final women’s categories contested at the three-day competition.

Germany’s Luise Malazahn topped the podium in the lighter event, after winning her three bouts.

Malazahn opened the day with an ippon triumph against Mongolia’s Erdenet-Od Batbayar, before edging Venezuela’s Karen Leon by a waza-ari score.

The final saw Malzahn clinch gold with an ippon against Israel’s Inbar Lanir.

Leon bounced back from her semi-final loss by earning one of two bronze medals on offer, with Croatia’s Karla Prodan completing the podium positions.

Malazahn’s compatriot Renee Lucht clinched victory in the women’s over-78kg competition.

The German judoka overcame Croatia’s Ivana Maranic and Israel’s Raz Hershko to book her place in the final.

Lucht proved too strong for Mongolia’s Adiyasuren Amarsaikhan in the final, securing victory by an ippon.

Maranic and Hershko emerged from the repechage to win bronze medals in the weight category.

The host nation had hopes of success in the men’s under-90kg competition as Mammadali Mehdiyev advanced to the final.

The Azeri judoka fell to defeat in the final as Japan’s Kosuke Mashiyama emerged as the winner of their contest with an ippon score.

Georgia’s Beka Gviniashvili and team-mate Luka Maisuradze earned bronze medals in the division.

Japan’s second gold medal came in the men’s over-100kg event, as Tatsuru Saito topped the standings.

Saito took the lead in the final against Tajikistan’s Temur Rakhimov in the final, before sealing victory with an ippon.

Azerbaijan’s Ushangi Kokauri added to the host nation’s medal haul by winning bronze, with Mongolia’s Tsetsentsengel Odkhuu clinching the final podium spot.

The men’s under-100kg event saw Russia’s Niiaz Bilalov top the podium positions.

Bilalov won all four of his bouts with ippon scores, including the final against Canada’s Shady Elnahas.

Georgia’s Onise Saneblidze and Japan’s Kentaro won bronze.

Japan finished the three-day Grand Slam as the most successful nation, winning five gold, one silver and four bronze medals.