Iran’s Mahjoub wins bronze at Judo Grand Prix

May 15, 2016

Javad Mahjoub from Iran claimed a bronze medal at the Judo Grand Prix 2016 at the Sport Palace Baluan Sholak in Almaty, Kazakhstan on Sunday.

In the -100kg weight category, Mahjoub defeated Jason Koster from New Zealand in his first match but lost to his Brazilian rival Rafael Buzacarini.
The Iranian judoka beat Anis Ben Khaled from Tunisia in his repechage and defeated Hungarian Miklos Cirjenics in the bronze medal match.
The competition has brought 399 judoka from the 84 nations together.
 The Olympic qualification period ends after the World Judo Masters in Guadalajara, Mexico, from 27-29 May.


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