4 December 2023

Tokyo Grand Slam: silver for Casse

TOKIO - Matthias Casse (-81kg/JC Fudji Yama Boom/Schelle) ends the year on the medal podium once again. The only Belgian participating, he grabbed a silver at the Tokyo Grand Slam, the last tournament of 2023 on the IJF World Judo Tour, last weekend, on Saturday, Dec. 2.

The following is an overview of the bouts. You can rewatch them via the hyperlinks (provided you have an IJF subscription).

Matthias Casse (-81kg/JC Fudji Yama Boom/Schelle) – SILVER

Round 1: bye
Round 2: Victory vs. Jorge Perez (CHI)
Round 3: Victory vs. Mykhailo Svidrak (UKR)
Quarterfinals: Victory vs. Asad Masabirov (KGZ)
Semi-Finals: Victory vs. Somon Makhmadbekov (TJK)
Final: Defeat vs. Joonhwan Lee (KOR)