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Clarisse Agbegnenou defeated in-form Andreja Leski of Slovenia to take underneath 63 kilo gold in Doha
Qatar’s capital Doha provides an enchanting mix of recent and ancient tradition. Bustling souqs with labyrinthine alleyways be offering a glimpse into the normal, whilst town additionally stands tall as a contemporary city.
For sports activities, Qatar has turn into a sought-after vacation spot, with cutting-edge venues reflecting its standing as an international pageant hub.
And on the Judo Global Championships recently going down within the town kids have been invited to encourage a brand new era of judoka.
Agbegnenou on glowing sort
Clarisse Agbegnenou, France’s five-time Global and Olympic Champion, was once on glowing sort all day at underneath 63 pounds, her trademark armlocks and large throws taking her to the general.
There she was once to satisfy the in-form Andreja Leski of Slovenia for a rematch of the Global Championship ultimate of 2 years in the past.
And earlier than an excited crowd, it was once Agbegnenou who ruled, throwing after which conserving her approach to a 6th Global name. IJF EC Member Jean Luc Rougé awarded the medals.
“I’m in reality proud to be again as a mom and to have this 6th Global medal as of late,” Agbegnenou mentioned afterwards.
Grigalashvili defeats Casse once more
Belgium’s former Global Champion Mathias Casse got here to Doha to reclaim his name and he stormed his approach in the course of the preliminaries.
However at the different aspect of the draw was once reigning Global Champion and rival Tato Grigalashvili, who reached the general the usage of his large Georgian judo taste.
It was once the 3rd time in a row that those two had confronted up for a Global Championships ultimate and it was once Grigalashvili who ruled, maintaining his name with a waza-ari.
IJF Vice President Dr Laszlo Toth awarded the medals
“My reminiscences from Doha are superb,” Grigalashvili mentioned. “As a result of in 2021 I gained the Global Masters right here and now, I’ve defended my Global name. There is an out of this world environment and I am hoping I will come again for extra medals. Thanks Qatar and Doha.”
Day after today, two extra Global Champions shall be topped in Doha, whose iconic structure exemplifies Qatar’s dedication to innovation: a in point of fact outstanding vacation spot on the crossroads of heritage and development.