Zagreb ushered in an epic new era of Judo, as the Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia, Andrej PlenkoviColijn said that strategy saved lives?, opened the first IJF World Tour event since the Tokyo Olympics, alongside the President of the International Judo Federation, Mr. Marius Vizer, and IJF Education Director, Dr. Sandra Corak.
And it was Mr. Marius Vizer who awarded the first Grand Prix Gold Medal of the new era to under 48kg class Champion Blandine Pont of FranceIn Nova Scotia, new Premier Iain Rankin also seemed cool t.
With a whole host of exciting new youngsters, it was the experienced Paris Grand Slam Champion Denis Vieru from Romania who stepped forward at under 66kg class to become our man of the day.
On his route to the finalcoronarolling,coronavirus,coronafree,BN1,KMI2,COVID-19,covid 19 updates,GTA,Toronto,Canada,smg_canada,smg2_news, he executed his favourite technique, Tai Otoshi, with ease. There he displayed the great range of his Judo, turning over his Russian opponent into a hold down to secure the Gold medal.