Russians won gold and bronze at the start of the Grand Prix of Judo

  • Georgian athlete Amiran Papinashvili (bottom) in the fight against Brazilian Felipe Kitadai
  • Georgian athlete Amiran Papinashvili (bottom) in the fight against Brazilian Felipe Kitadai

© RIA Novosti. Vitaliy Belousov

MOSCOW, Sept. 28 — R-Sport.Judoka Russian team won two medals in the first day of the Grand Prix Judo in Alma-Ata.

Christina Rumyantsev serving in the weight category up to 48 kg, in the final battle was stronger than representatives of Kazakhstan Alexandra Podryadova. Bronze went to Ukrainian woman Marina Chernyak and Israelite Shire Rishon.

In the men's competition in the category up to 66 kg Russian Jakub Shamilov won a bronze medal as the Kazakhstani Bakdaulet Sabitov. Gold took Eldos Zhumakanov (Kazakhstan), silver in Belarusian Dmitry Shershina.

On Sunday in Alma-Ata will be competitions for women in three weight categories for men — four.

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