Last updated on November 2, 2019
The fantastic Mubadala Arena warmed on day three of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam – and not one besides among Judo’s most significant characters, Roy Meyer, awakened to the plate.
After starting his way by his preliminaries he chose on Ukraine’s Khammo at the closing, and there he decided to show his versatility, scoring Ippon in preparation.
“I understood that when I wanted to win I needed to give all, to push him into that zone at which he’d feel uneasy, and I have trained to become comfortable from the embarrassing,” Meyer stated.
Korea’s Han Mi-Jin took her first Grand Slam trophy now, and it had been golden. Looking entirely dominant she scored just one amazing Ippon following another, blasting through the contest.
She shot on France’s M Bairo at the closing and countered her Kosoto attack using a powerful Uchi-Mata – that the Korean was delighted to make her mark on the global scene.
I can not think how to say it, I was only able to utilize my techniques naturally now, like I have been practicing a lot,” Han Mi-Jin explained.
The Spanish Judoka placed on his regular impressive screen, casting a number of the very best on earth with style and elegance.
From the semi-final he started another former world champion Majdov of Serbia, just to fulfill yet another former world champion in the closing, Gwak Donghan of Korea. Following a lengthy competition, a clever change of management meant he was able to take the gold trophy.
In 78kg, Slovenia’s Apotekar took golden with an assault which has been a fantastic moment in her day. She was given her medal with his excellency, Mohamed Bin Thaloob Al Derai.
In the 100kg, Cho of Korea was victorious and forced his way through the final. He was awarded his trophy by Mr. Nis Hatt – that the managing director of SportAccord.
Cho’s team-mate Kim Sung Min gave our movement of the afternoon at the +100kg bronze medal game – with a huge pick-up before putting his opponent flat on his rear – showing how thrilling heavyweight Judo is.