Judo : 3rd of the Paris Grand Slam in -100 kg

Varlam Liparteliani : « The World goal, my dream ! »

Judo - Varlam Liparteliani : « Je suis toujours heureux à Paris »

World runner-up last August, winner of the Masters last December, the Georgian fighter begins his year with a bronze medal at the Paris Grand Slam. Varlam Liparteliani brilliantly continues his adaptation in his « new » weight category, the -100 kg one. His ultimate goal this year ? To be on top for the Baku World Championships next September to finally win gold, after four World podiums.


By Ludovic Mauchien


Judo : 3rd at the Paris Grand Slam in -70 kg, she tells the story of her fights

Marie-Eve Gahie : « It makes me happy to watch my Ippon again… »

Marie-Eve Gahié : « Cela me fait trop plaisir de revoir le Ippon… »

Two Ippons and a 3rd place at the Paris Grand Slam (February 10th-11th). Marie-Eve Gahie is « very happy » with her bronze medal, her first podium in the French Capital. 3rd at the last European championships, the young Parisian (21 years old) shares with us the emotions she experienced throughout the day.


By Ludovic Mauchien


Judo : Paris Grand Slam (February 10th-11th)

Four medals for Georgia

Quatre médailles pour la Géorgie - Beka Gviniashvili

Sunday, for the second day of the Paris Grand Slam, Georgia won three new medals, a silver one for a superb Beka Gviniashvili (-90 kg), a bronze for Nugzari Tatalashvili (-81 kg) and Varlam Liparteliani (-100 kg). On Saturday, Lasha Shavdatuashvili won the silver medal (-73 kg).


By Ludovic Mauchien


Judo : She won her 4th Paris Grand Slam in -78 kg

Audrey Tcheumeo : « It’s cool to win on Ne Waza »

Audrey Tcheuméo : « C’est cool de gagner au sol. J’ai kiffé »

Audrey Tcheumeo seemed untouchable Sunday in Paris. It was Miss Ippon (4 out of 4). Two by strangling her opponents on Ne Waza including one against Stevenson (PB) in the ¼ final. In the semi finals, the French beat the defending Asian champion, the Japanese fighter Hamada (Ippon) before dominating another Dutchwoman, Steenhuis, during the

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Judo : 3rd of the Paris Grand Slam

Marie-Eve Gahie : « I’m very, very happy »

Marie-Eve Gahié : « Je suis très, très contente »

Defeated in the semi-final by the Rio bronze medalist, Conway from Great-Britain, Marie-Eve Gahie of France won a magnificent bronze medal, her first one in Paris against Van Dijke from the Netherlands, who had dominated her twice last year.


By Ludovic Mauchien


Judo : She won her 4th Paris Grand Slam

Clarisse Agbegnenou : « I wanted to set the record straight »

Judo - Clarisse Agbegnenou « On remet les compteurs à zéro »

She was over the moon. Not only she won her 4th Grand Slam in Paris, but she also dominated in the final on a beautiful Ippon the Japanese Tashiro, her winner at the St-Petersburg Masters last December. The latter dominated the Slovenian Trstrenjak in the semi finals while the Frenchwoman beat the German Martyna Trajdos

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Judo : Paris Grand Slam (February 10th-11th)

Lasha Shavdatuashvili wins the silver

Paris Grand Slam 2018 - Lasha Shavdatuashvili en argent

And one more final for Lasha Shavdatuashvili, the 2012 Olympic champion (-66 kg). Silver medallist at the St-Petersburg Masters, the Georgian climbed again in final in Paris. He first made a festival throughout the day with three Ippons in four bouts on the Canadian Bouchard, the German Wandtke in the quarter-finals and against the two-times

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Judo : She won her 1st Grand Slam at only 17

Daria Bilolid : « The atmosphere is unreal »

Daria Bilolid : « L’ambiance est irréelle »

She exploded in the face of Europe last April in Warsaw. At the age of 16, the native of Kiev beat everyone and became the -48 kg European champion. In Paris, on Saturday, she illuminated the world of judo. At 17, Daria Bilolid won the first Grand Slam of her young career by dominating Korean

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Judo : Favourite for gold in the Paris Grand Slam (February 10th-11th)

Lasha Shavdatuashvili : « It’s even a miracle that I am here »

8. Lasha - Tatami 1

He finished the year 2017 like a rocket with a final at the Masters in St- Petersburg. He would like to start 2018 with a bang by hanging the Paris Grand Slam (February 10th-11th) which he never did.

The two-times Olympic medallist (gold in 2012 in -66 kg, bronze in 2016 in -73 kg) is the top ranker of his category in the absence, in particular, of the Japanese Hashimoto. Let’s discover a great champion, a very deep man. A good guy so !


By Ludovic Mauchien