The IJF Zagreb Grand Prix took place in the middle of July, being only the second Grand Prix event of the year so far.
One of the finest judokas from all over the world touched down in Croatia’s capital city with one goal on their minds – getting a solid start for the qualification process of Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
477 athletes from 67 countries participated in the event. The International Judo Federation has put a Top 5 Ippons that happened at the event.
10. Saied Mollaei (Azerbaijan), -81 kg, 2nd place
9. Uta Abe (Japan), -52 kg, 12st place (W)
8. Abdul Malik Umayev (Belgium), -73 kg, 7th place
7. Laura Martinez Abelenda (Spain ), -48 kg, 3rd place (W)
6. Manuel Lombardo (Italy), -73 kg, 1st place
5. Yashar Nadjafov (Azerbaijan), -66 kg, 1st place
4. Magdiel Estrada (Cuba), -73 kg, 2nd place
3. Distria Krasniqi (Kosovo), -52 kg, 2nd place (W)
2. Rafael Macedo (Brasil), -90 kg, 2nd palce
1. Natascha Ausma (Netherlands), -78 kg, 3rd place