The President of the Worldwide Judo Federation Marius Vizer led a ceremony of due to the organisers on day two of the Antalya Judo Grand Slam and the Turkish followers bought their reward with a primary residence gold of the event, for Vedat Albayrak within the -81kg class. He used his power and willpower to defeat Italy’s Christian Parlati within the closing.
“The Grand Slam is so necessary”, stated Albayrak. “All of our crew is ready and I hope that they will win medals tomorrow.”
Italy’s -73kg Olympic Champion Fabio Basile stormed via his preliminaries, to arrange a tense gold medal closing towards Turkey’s Bayram Kandemir. Basile took the competition and with it his first Grand Slam gold medal.
The President of the Turkish Olympic Committee Professor Uğur Erdene awarded the medals.
First ever tour gold for Britain’s Lucy Renshall
The -63kg closing between Lucy Renshall of Nice Britain and Anriquelis Barrios of Venezuela went to a dramatic gold rating finale and at two shidos every it was Renshall who received it with a wazari to say her first ever World Judo Tour gold medal.
The IJF Vice President Sergey Soloveychik offered the honours
Kim Polling of the Netherlands took gold within the -70kg competitors. It was an unbelievable twenty fourth medal on the World Judo Tour that additional secured her place as one of many class’s all time greats.
Ahmet Temurci, Normal Supervisor of Worldwide Organisations and International Relations of the Ministry of Youth and Sports activities of Turkey, gave out the medals.
“Nicely I’m completely satisfied as a result of I wanted to come back right here as preparation for the Europeans,” stated Polling. “But in addition as preparation to do a bit extra tactical judo that I can’t at all times assault. So truly, I’m fairly pleased with at present and I believe my trainers might be proud as a result of I’ve finished precisely what I wanted to do.”
Turkish athletes out in drive
Turkish athletes have been out in drive, displaying the unbelievable ardour the house nation has for the game of judo. Ippon after ippon, they confirmed why Turkey has been an everyday cease on the World Judo Tour for 7 years.
Vedat Albayrak’s gold medal, offered by Ömer Altunsoy, the Ministry of Youth and Sports activities of Turkey Deputy Director-Normal of Sports activities Providers, was the icing on the cake. And there’s extra to come back with yet another day of competitors to go in Antalya.