Azerbaijan finished the Grand Slam with 2 bronze medals

26 October 2023 14:34
Azerbaijan finished the Grand Slam with 2 bronze medals

The "Grand Slam" Judo Tournament held in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, will be concluded today. informs that on the last day of the competition, 4 athletes of the Azerbaijan national team went to the tatami and they finished the competition without a prize.

Grand Slam

90 kg
Vugar Talibov held his first match against Jahongir Majidov (Tajikistan). The winning athlete has faced Mikhail Igolnikov (AIN) in the 1/8 finals. After defeating his opponent, Talibov lost to Tristani Mosakhlishvili (Spain).

Vugar, who participated in the consolation match, could not win here either. He lost the duel with Giorgi Jabniashvili (Georgia).

Elcan Hajiyev faced Daniel Trinidad from Spain in the 1/16 finals. The member of the national team, who registered the match, tested his strength against Austrian Thomas Scharfetter in his next match. However, since the opponent was superior, the Azerbaijani athlet ended his journey in the "Grand Slam" in the 1/8 finals.

+100 kg
Ushangi Kokauri wrestled Yerassyl Kazhybayev (Kazakhstan) in the 1/16 finals and eliminated his opponent. The judoka was happy in his second match against Ucha Tabatadze (Georgia). Kokauri, who lost to Eric Abramov (Germany) in the 1/4 finals, did not succeed in the consolation match against Jelle Snippe (Netherlands).

Jamal Gamzatkhanov's opponent was Czech Lukas Krpalek. The Azerbaijani representative lost at the beginning and said goodbye to the competition.

Thus, the national team finished the competition with 2 bronze medals. In the first 2 days of the "Grand Slam", Leyla Aliyeva (48 kg) and Rashid Mammadaliyev (73 kg) took the 3rd place.