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Kim Polling wins gold at Judo Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi.


Kim Polling wins gold at Judo Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi.


The Netherland’s Kim Polling took just 49 seconds to win gold at The Judo Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi.

Polling took less than a minute to catapult her opponent Jennifer Pitzanti onto her back and triumph in the under 70 kg category.

This tournament was the first time the European champion had competed since injuring her knee at the world cup in Brazil in August.

Britain Sally Conway netted the bronze medal.

But the Roy Meyer could not extend the Netherland’s winning streak.

He lost the men’s over 100 kg category final to Aslan Kambiev.

The Russian’s arms and legs proved too much for Meyer, who was eventually defeated with a terrific move.

So Kambiev came away with a gold medal, Meyer the silver.

Meanwhile Uzbekistan’s Boltoboy Baltaev got the bronze to conclude the two day judo extravaganza

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