At the Judo Grand Prix in Ulaanbaatar local hero Lkhagvasuren Otgtonbaatar claimed the gold in the -90 class with victory over
China’s Cheng Xunzhao. The Mongolian fast becoming a judoka star produced ippon with 48 seconds left of the bout.
Mongolia dominating Judo Grand Prix Ulaanbaatar 2015: By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolia is ranking first out of 35 natio... http://t.co/CZvZ8Hmr3A— Mongolia News Links (@dlmongolia) July 5, 2015
Japanese teenager Aaron Wolf claimed his first World Judo Tour gold by beating the Swede Martin Pacek in the -100kg category.
Expect more from the 19-year-old.
In the +100kg class Japan’s Kenta Nishigata wins his first heavyweight title. He beat Germany’s Sven Heinle with a yoko-shiho-gatame for ippon and Japan’s second gold medal on day three.
In the women’s -78kg British Olympic silver medalist Gemma Gibbons came back to form to beat Gabon’s Sarah Mazouz with a tatami for ippon.
Thank you to everyone who has sent messages of support. It feels amazing to be back on top of the podium again. 🇬🇧 pic.twitter.com/wSM3kXsUts— Gemma Gibbons (@gemma_gibbons) July 5, 2015
In the +78kg heavyweight final Qian Qin from China handed defeat to another German Carolin Weiss.
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