A delegation of Uzbekistan repeated the best result in terms of the number of medals in the "Grand Slam"
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- The international Grand Slam judo tournament, which was held for 3 days in Tashkent, has finished. In an uncompromising struggle, representatives of our team repeated the best result in terms of the number of medals.
Despite the fact that some of the team leaders did not take part in this tournament, the Uzbek team still managed to achieve success. Our judokas won 2 silver and 4 bronze medals. It should be noted that 9 years ago, in the Grand Slam tournament held in Moscow, the delegation of Uzbekistan won 6 medals (3 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze).
It should be especially noted that the Japanese judokas performed very successfully. The Japanese delegation took part with 11 athletes and they all won medals: 9 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medals. Just amazing! The overall team classification is as follows:
Representatives of Uzbekistan who climbed the podium:
-81 kg: Sharofiddin Boltaboev
-90 kg: Davlat Bobonov
-60 kg: Kemran Nurillaev
-66 kg: Sardor Nurillaev
-100 kg: Muzaffar Turabayev
-70 kg: Gulnoza Matniyazova
For the first time a Grand Slam tournament was held in Tashkent. Among the prize-winners Kemran Nurillaev, Muzaffar Turabayev and Gulnoza Matniyazova won the tournament medals from this series for the first time. Also, during the pandemic, fans were present for the first time in the competition.