From 15 to 17 July, a Grand Prix tournament of the IJF World Judo Tour took place in the Croatian capital Zagreb. Seven judokas from Judo Belgium took part. Below we review the bouts of our judokas. Click on the hyperlinks to review their fights.
Lois Petit (-48kg/Topsport Belgian Defence/FFBJ/59 WRL)
Round 1: loss vs. Wakana Koga (JPN)
Fiona Vanbiesbroeck (-52kg/FFBJ/202 WRL)
Round 1: loss vs. Ana Perez Box (ESP)
Mina Libeer (-57kg/JS Merelbeke/12 WRL/JV) – BRONZE
Round 1: Bye
Round 2: win vs. Ana Rosa (DOM).
Round 3: win vs. Ophélie Vellozzi (FRA).
Quarter Finals: loss vs. Christa Deguchi (CAN).
Repechage Round 1: win vs. Timna Nelsson Levy (ISR).
Battle for bronze: win vs. Arnaes Odelin Garcia (CUB).
Abdul Malik Umayev (-73kg/FFBJ/126 WRL) – 7th place
Round 1: wins vs. Igor Wandtke (GER)
Round 2: win vs. Hidayat Heydarov (AZE)
Round 3: win vs. Ksawery Morka (POL)
Quarter Final: loss vs. Manuel Lombardo (ITA)
Repechage Round 1: loss vs. Martin Hojak (SLO)
Jeroen Casse (-73kg/JC Fudji Yama Boom/Schelle/58 WRL)
Round 1:loss vs. Luigi Centracchio (ITA/65 WRL)
Karel Foubert (-90kg/JC Olympia Brugge/107 WRL/JV)
Round 1: bye.
Round 2: loss vs. Gergely Nerpel (HUN/262 WRL)