Hosts Tunisia garnered two golds on the third day of the African Judo Championships in Tunis as female judokas Olfa Saoudi and Nihel Cheikh Rouhou earned victory at under-48 kilograms and open category respectively.
Morocco’s European Open silver medallist Soumiya Iraoui won the first senior gold of her career in one of the four finals at the African Judo Championships in Tunis.
Home favourite Faicel Jaballah lived up to his position as top seed in the men’s heavyweight over-100 kilograms class at the opening day of the African Judo Championships in Tunis.
Host nation Tunisia have high hopes for the 2018 African Judo Championships starting in their capital city tomorrow as they supply seven of the top 14 seeds.
Iran’s Javad Mahjoub, who missed the birth of his first child, a daughter, earlier in the week to prepare for the International Judo Federation Grand Prix in Antalya, just missed the gold medal too in the men’s over-100 kilograms final.
Australia, fielding three of their athletes from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Jneiro, were the dominant force in the Oceania Judo Championships in New Caledonia.
Swedish judokas clinched two of the four gold medals on offer on day two of the International Judo Federation Antalya Grand Prix at the Antalya Arena Spor Salonu.
Kosovo won two women's gold medals on day one of the International Judo Federation Antalya Grand Prix in Turkey.
All four male judoka who represented Australia at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics will be among the athletes competing at the Oceania Judo Championships, which begin tomorrow in New Caledonia.
The International Judo Federation's (IJF) Antalya Grand Prix will begin in Turkey tomorrow, and is the final World Tour event before the qualification phase for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo begins.
Brazil have revealed the six judoka who will represent the country at the upcoming International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Grand Prix in Turkish city Antalya.
The one hundred per cent gold medal record of Georgia’s men at the International Judo Federation’s Tbilisi Grand Prix went by the board on the final day but home judoka Guram Tushishvili rounded the event off with a breathtaking victory in the heavyweight over 100 kilograms class.
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.
Georgia's male judoka excelled on the opening day of the International Judo Federation's (IJF) Tbilisi Grand Prix as they provided their vociferous home supporters with a clean sweep of medals in the under-60 kilograms class alongside gold in the under-66kg category.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) World Judo Tour has arrived in the Georgian capital Tbilsi, which will host the first of two back-to-back Grand Prix events before the launch of the Olympic qualification period in May.