Ukrainian judoist Gordienko won the first career Grand Prix gold

Украинский дзюдоист Гордиенко выиграл первое в карьере золото Гран-при

Alexander Gordienko

The Ukrainians claimed their fourth career medal tournaments of Grand Prix.

Ukrainian judoist Alexander Gordienko took the first place at the Grand Prix of Tunis in the weight category over 100 kg.

The start of the Grand Prix of the season the Ukrainian has started with the first round, where IPPON defeated the local athlete Suhail Guefrachi that in 2017, won second place in the Junior championship of Africa.

Your second fight Gordienko played against the Czech mikhayla of Horace and also ended the bout by IPPON. In the quarterfinals, the Ukrainian met with Uzbek Achterom Halmuratova. Gordienko allowed the opponent to hold a vase-Ari and got two warnings, but 35 seconds before the end of the bout held IPPON and advanced to the semifinals.

In the next stage of the tournament Gordienko was found with 22-year-old Japanese Kazuya Sato. Ukrainians managed to hold IPPON 45 seconds before the end of the fight than he is guaranteed a medal.

In the duel for the gold Gordienko met the double prize-winner of Asian championship the Iranian Javadom Mahjouba. During the fight, the Ukrainian received two warnings, but in the fourth minute spent waza-Ari, which was his winning.

Thus, Gordienko claimed their fourth career medal tournaments of the Grand Prix and the first gold.

Earlier it was reported that in the first day of the Grand Prix of Tunisia, the Ukrainian judoists won two medals.

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